Reflection Sample

This sample uses reflection to discover type information in an assembly.

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  • Press F5.


The form lets you examine the assemblies at three levels:

  • Assembly   The GetAssemblies method is used to retrieve a list of the loaded assemblies. The list is displayed in a ListBox control.

  • Type   Selecting an assembly name displays all the types in that assembly in another ListBox control, by using the GetTypes method.

  • Members   When a type is selected from the Types list, the GetMembers method is used to list all the members of the selected type.

See Also


Reflection Overview