ExportProvider.GetExports<T, TMetadataView> Method

Gets all the exports with the contract name derived from the specified type parameter.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Composition.Hosting
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.Composition (in System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll)


Public Function GetExports(Of T, TMetadataView) As IEnumerable(Of Lazy(Of T, TMetadataView))
public IEnumerable<Lazy<T, TMetadataView>> GetExports<T, TMetadataView>()

Type Parameters

  • T
    The type of the Export<T, TMetadataView> objects to return. The contract name is also derived from this type parameter.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Lazy<T, TMetadataView>>
The Export<T, TMetadataView> objects with the contract name derived from T, if found; otherwise, an empty ExportCollection<T, TMetadataView> object.


Exception Condition

The CompositionContainer object has been disposed of.


TMetadataView is not a valid metadata view type.


The contract name is the result of calling the GetContractName method on T.

The contract name is compared by using the Ordinal property to perform a case-sensitive, non-linguistic comparison.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4


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