Delegate.CreateDelegate Method (Type, Type, String)

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Creates a delegate of the specified type that represents the specified static method of the specified class.

Namespace: System
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

Public Shared Function CreateDelegate ( _
    type As Type, _
    target As Type, _
    method As String _
) As Delegate
public static Delegate CreateDelegate(
    Type type,
    Type target,
    string method
)

Parameters

  • method
    Type: System..::.String
    The name of the static method that the delegate is to represent.

Return Value

Type: System..::.Delegate
A delegate of the specified type that represents the specified static method of the specified class.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

type is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

target is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

method is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

type does not inherit MulticastDelegate.

-or-

type is not a RuntimeType.

-or-

target is not a RuntimeType.

-or-

target is an open generic type. That is, its ContainsGenericParameters property is true.

-or-

method is not a static method (Shared method in Visual Basic).

-or-

method cannot be bound; for example, because it cannot be found, and throwOnBindFailure is true.

MissingMethodException

The Invoke method of type is not found.

MethodAccessException

The caller does not have access to method.

-or-

Application code attempts to access this member late-bound, for example, by using the Type..::.InvokeMember method.

Remarks

This method creates delegates for static methods only. An instance method is a method that is associated with an instance of a class; a static method is a method that is associated with the class itself.

method must specify an accessible method.

This method overload is equivalent to calling the CreateDelegate(Type, Type, String, Boolean, Boolean) method overload, and specifying false for ignoreCase and true for throwOnBindFailure.

Platform Notes

CreateDelegate throws MissingMethodException when attempting to create a delegate with incorrect arguments. Delegate..::.CreateDelegate throws TargetInvocationException when called on a null object. Delegate..::.CreateDelegate throws MissingMethodException instead of ArgumentException for non-instance methods.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Delegate Class

CreateDelegate Overload

System Namespace

Type

MulticastDelegate

Object