Attribute.GetCustomAttributes Method (MemberInfo, Type)

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Retrieves an array of the custom attributes applied to a member of a type. Parameters specify the member, and the type of the custom attribute to search for.

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

Syntax

Public Shared Function GetCustomAttributes ( _
    element As MemberInfo, _
    type As Type _
) As Attribute()
public static Attribute[] GetCustomAttributes(
    MemberInfo element,
    Type type
)

Parameters

  • type
    Type: System..::.Type
    The type, or a base type, of the custom attribute to search for.

Return Value

Type: array<System..::.Attribute>[]()[]
An Attribute array that contains the custom attributes of type type applied to element, or an empty array if no such custom attributes exist.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

element or type is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

type is not derived from Attribute.

NotSupportedException

element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.

TypeLoadException

A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

Remarks

The return value contains the custom attributes for ancestors of element.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Attribute Class

GetCustomAttributes Overload

System Namespace