PropertyDescriptor.GetTypeFromName(String) Method

Definition

Returns a type using its name.

protected:
 Type ^ GetTypeFromName(System::String ^ typeName);
protected Type GetTypeFromName (string typeName);
protected Type? GetTypeFromName (string? typeName);
member this.GetTypeFromName : string -> Type
Protected Function GetTypeFromName (typeName As String) As Type

Parameters

typeName
String

The assembly-qualified name of the type to retrieve.

Returns

Type

A Type that matches the given type name, or null if a match cannot be found.

Remarks

To find the appropriate type, this method first checks the assembly of the type that this PropertyDescriptor references. If it does not find the type in the assembly, it calls Type.GetType.

Applies to