ICustomAttributeProvider Interface

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Provides custom attributes for reflection objects that support them.

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


Public Interface ICustomAttributeProvider
public interface ICustomAttributeProvider

The ICustomAttributeProvider type exposes the following members.


Name Description
GetCustomAttributes(Boolean) Returns an array of all of the custom attributes defined on this member, excluding named attributes, or an empty array if there are no custom attributes.
GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean) Returns an array of custom attributes defined on this member, identified by type, or an empty array if there are no custom attributes of that type.
IsDefined Indicates whether one or more instance of attributeType is defined on this member.



Nearly all the Reflection classes can have attributes associated with them. Attributes can be standard (public, private, HelpString) or custom.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


System.Reflection Namespace