MethodInfo.ReturnType Property

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Gets the return type of this method.

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

Syntax

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property ReturnType As Type
public virtual Type ReturnType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.Type
The return type of this method.

Remarks

To get the return type property, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the MethodInfo. From the MethodInfo, get the ReturnType.

Examples

The following example displays the return type of the specified method.

Imports System.Reflection

Class Example

   Public Shared Function Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock) As Integer
      outputBlock.Text &= ControlChars.Cr + "Reflection.MethodInfo" & vbCrLf

      'Get the Type and MethodInfo.
      Dim MyType As Type = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.FieldInfo")
      Dim Mymethodinfo As MethodInfo = MyType.GetMethod("GetValue")
      outputBlock.Text += ControlChars.Cr _
         + MyType.FullName + "." + Mymethodinfo.Name

      'Get and display the ReturnType.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(ControlChars.Cr _
         + "ReturnType = {0}", Mymethodinfo.ReturnType)
      Return 0
   End Function
End Class
using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Example
{
   public static int Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += "\nReflection.MethodInfo" + "\n";

      // Get the Type and MethodInfo.
      Type MyType = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.FieldInfo");
      MethodInfo Example = MyType.GetMethod("GetValue");
      outputBlock.Text += "\n" + MyType.FullName + "." + Example.Name;

      // Get and display the ReturnType.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\nReturnType = {0}", Example.ReturnType);
      return 0;
   }
}

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

MethodInfo Class

System.Reflection Namespace