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PropertyInfo.GetGetMethod Method (Boolean)

When overridden in a derived class, returns the public or non-public get accessor for this property.

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

public abstract MethodInfo GetGetMethod(
	bool nonPublic
)

Parameters

nonPublic
Type: System.Boolean

Indicates whether a non-public get accessor should be returned. true if a non-public accessor is to be returned; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.MethodInfo
A MethodInfo object representing the get accessor for this property, if nonPublic is true. Returns null if nonPublic is false and the get accessor is non-public, or if nonPublic is true but no get accessors exist.

Implements

_PropertyInfo.GetGetMethod(Boolean)

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The requested method is non-public and the caller does not have ReflectionPermission to reflect on this non-public method.

This property is the MethodInfo representing the get accessor.

To use the GetGetMethod method, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the PropertyInfo. From the PropertyInfo, use the GetGetMethod method.

The following example displays the public or non-public get accessor for the specified property.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

// Define a property. 
public class Myproperty   
{
    private string caption = "A Default caption";
    public string Caption
    {
        get{return caption;}
        set {if(caption!=value) {caption = value;}
        }
    }
}

class Mypropertyinfo
{
    public static int Main()
    {
        Console.WriteLine ("\nReflection.PropertyInfo");

        // Get the type and PropertyInfo for two separate properties.
        Type MyTypea = Type.GetType("Myproperty");
        PropertyInfo Mypropertyinfoa = MyTypea.GetProperty("Caption");
        Type MyTypeb = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.MethodInfo");
        PropertyInfo Mypropertyinfob = MyTypeb.GetProperty("MemberType");

        // Get and display the GetGetMethod method for each property.
        MethodInfo Mygetmethodinfoa = Mypropertyinfoa.GetGetMethod();
        Console.Write ("\nGetAccessor for " + Mypropertyinfoa.Name
            + " returns a " + Mygetmethodinfoa.ReturnType);
        MethodInfo Mygetmethodinfob = Mypropertyinfob.GetGetMethod();
        Console.Write ("\nGetAccessor for " + Mypropertyinfob.Name
            + " returns a " + Mygetmethodinfob.ReturnType);

        // Display the GetGetMethod without using the MethodInfo.
        Console.Write ("\n" + MyTypea.FullName + "." + Mypropertyinfoa.Name
            + " GetGetMethod - " + Mypropertyinfoa.GetGetMethod());
        Console.Write ("\n" + MyTypeb.FullName + "." + Mypropertyinfob.Name
            + " GetGetMethod - " + Mypropertyinfob.GetGetMethod());
        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 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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