OpCodes.Ldnull OpCodes.Ldnull OpCodes.Ldnull OpCodes.Ldnull Field


Pushes a null reference (type O) onto the evaluation stack.

public: static initonly System::Reflection::Emit::OpCode Ldnull;
public static readonly System.Reflection.Emit.OpCode Ldnull;
 staticval mutable Ldnull : System.Reflection.Emit.OpCode
Public Shared ReadOnly Ldnull As OpCode 

Field Value


The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format Assembly Format Description
14 ldnull push a null reference onto the stack

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. A null object reference is pushed onto the stack.

ldnull pushes a null reference (type O) on the stack. This is used to initialize locations before they are populated with data, or when they become deprecated.

ldnull provides a null reference that is size-independent.

The following Emit method overload can use the ldnull opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

Applies to