Assembly.GetModules Method

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Gets all the modules that are part of this assembly.

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


Public Function GetModules As Module()
public Module[] GetModules()

Return Value

Type: array<System.Reflection..::.Module>[]()[]
An array of modules.


Exception Condition

The module to be loaded does not specify a file name extension.


This method works on public and private resource files.


Modules must be emitted with file name extensions.


The following example displays the name of the module in the returned array that contains the assembly manifest.

Imports System.Reflection

Public Class Example

   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      Dim mainAssembly As [Assembly] = [Assembly].GetExecutingAssembly()
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The executing assembly is {0}.", mainAssembly) & vbCrLf
      Dim mods() As [Module] = mainAssembly.GetModules()
      outputBlock.Text &= vbTab & "Modules in the assembly:" & vbCrLf
      For Each m As [Module] In mods
         outputBlock.Text &= vbTab & m.ToString() & vbCrLf
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Form1
using System;
using System.Reflection;

public class Example
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
      Assembly mainAssembly = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly();
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The executing assembly is {0}.", mainAssembly) + "\n";
      Module[] mods = mainAssembly.GetModules();
      outputBlock.Text += "\tModules in the assembly:" + "\n";
      foreach (Module m in mods)
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\t{0}", m) + "\n";

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


Assembly Class

System.Reflection Namespace