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const char* name() const noexcept;
(since C++11)

Returns the name of the associated std::type_info object. Equivalent to calling std::type_info::name() directly.

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[edit] Parameters

(none)

[edit] Return value

The name of the associated std::type_info object.

[edit] Example

#include <iostream>
#include <typeindex>
int main() {
    std::cout << std::type_index(typeid(std::cout)).name();
}

Possible output:

NSt3__113basic_ostreamIcNS_11char_traitsIcEEEE

[edit] Defect reports

The following behavior-changing defect reports were applied retroactively to previously published C++ standards.

DR Applied to Behavior as published Correct behavior
LWG 2144 C++11 type_index::name was not required to be noexcept required