Type.GetTypeFromHandle Method

Gets the type referenced by the specified type handle.

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


<SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetTypeFromHandle ( _
    handle As RuntimeTypeHandle _
) As Type
public static Type GetTypeFromHandle(
    RuntimeTypeHandle handle


Return Value

Type: System.Type
The type referenced by the specified RuntimeTypeHandle, or nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the value of the handle is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


Exception Condition

A class initializer is invoked and throws an exception.


The handles are valid only in the application domain in which they were obtained.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.