EnumBuilder.GetEvent Method (String, BindingFlags)

Returns the event with the specified name.

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


Public Overrides Function GetEvent ( _
    name As String, _
    bindingAttr As BindingFlags _
) As EventInfo
public override EventInfo GetEvent(
    string name,
    BindingFlags bindingAttr


Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.EventInfo
Returns an EventInfo object representing the event declared or inherited by this type with the specified name. If there are no matches, nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.


Exception Condition

This method is not currently supported in types that are not complete.


As a workaround, to retrieve the event of a finished type, retrieve the type using Type.GetType or Assembly.GetType and use reflection on the retrieved type.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


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