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PropertyInfo.PropertyType Property

Gets the type of this property.

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

public abstract Type PropertyType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The type of this property.



The Type is String, Boolean, Int32, and so on.

To get the PropertyType property, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the PropertyInfo. From the PropertyInfo, get the PropertyType value.

The following example displays the data type of the specified property.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Mypropertyinfo
    public static int Main()

        // Get the type and PropertyInfo.
        Type MyTypea = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.MemberInfo");
        PropertyInfo Mypropertyinfoa = MyTypea.GetProperty("Name");
        Type MyTypeb = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.MethodBase");
        PropertyInfo Mypropertyinfob = MyTypeb.GetProperty("IsFinal");

        // Read and display the PropertyType property.
        Console.Write ("\n" + MyTypea.FullName + "." + Mypropertyinfoa.Name +
            " has a PropertyType of " + Mypropertyinfoa.PropertyType);
        Console.Write("\n" + MyTypeb.FullName + "." + Mypropertyinfob.Name +
            " has a PropertyType of " + Mypropertyinfob.PropertyType);

        return 0;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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