Type.GetType Method

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Gets the current Type.

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


Public Function GetType As Type
public Type GetType()

Return Value

Type: System.Type
The current Type.


Exception Condition

A class initializer is invoked and throws an exception.

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


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