DynamicMethod.GetCustomAttributes Method (Type, Boolean)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Returns the custom attributes of the specified type that have been applied to the method.

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


Public Overrides Function GetCustomAttributes ( _
    attributeType As Type, _
    inherit As Boolean _
) As Object()
public override Object[] GetCustomAttributes(
    Type attributeType,
    bool inherit


  • attributeType
    Type: System..::.Type
    A Type representing the type of custom attribute to return.
  • inherit
    Type: System..::.Boolean
    true to search the method's inheritance chain to find the custom attributes; false to check only the current method.

Return Value

Type: array<System..::.Object>[]()[]
An array of objects representing the attributes of the method that are of type attributeType or derive from type attributeType.


ICustomAttributeProvider..::.GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean)


Exception Condition

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


For dynamic methods, specifying true for inherit has no effect, because the method is not declared in a type.


Custom attributes are not currently supported on dynamic methods. The only attribute returned is MethodImplAttribute; you can get the method implementation flags more easily using the GetMethodImplementationFlags method.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


DynamicMethod Class

GetCustomAttributes Overload

System.Reflection.Emit Namespace