CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes<(Of <(T>)>) Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

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

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member.

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


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetCustomAttributes(Of T As Attribute) ( _
    element As MemberInfo, _
    inherit As Boolean _
) As IEnumerable(Of T)
public static IEnumerable<T> GetCustomAttributes<T>(
    this MemberInfo element,
    bool inherit
where T : Attribute

Type Parameters

  • T
    The type of attribute to search for.


  • inherit
    Type: System..::.Boolean
    true to inspect the ancestors of element; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic..::.IEnumerable<(Of <(T>)>)
A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element and that match T, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type MemberInfo. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


CustomAttributeExtensions Class

GetCustomAttributes Overload

System.Reflection Namespace