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Locally (during development) CurrentUser.Name brings back a nicely formatted first name and surname: "Dee Mac". On test it brings back "DOMAIN\DeeMaC".

Is there anyway I can ensure I'm gettin a 'display friendly' name on test and production? Why has it changed? Thanks a lot.

EDIT: Could it be that the Name property will retrieve the LoginName if name is not populated?

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The names fall back, you have preferred name, First Name, User Name, Login Name etc.

You pretty much answered it for yourself :)

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