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TypeBuilder.DefineProperty Method (String, PropertyAttributes, Type, Type[], Type[], Type[], Type[][], Type[][])

Adds a new property to the type, with the given name, property signature, and custom modifiers.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public PropertyBuilder DefineProperty(
	string name,
	PropertyAttributes attributes,
	Type returnType,
	Type[] returnTypeRequiredCustomModifiers,
	Type[] returnTypeOptionalCustomModifiers,
	Type[] parameterTypes,
	Type[][] parameterTypeRequiredCustomModifiers,
	Type[][] parameterTypeOptionalCustomModifiers
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The name of the property. name cannot contain embedded nulls.
attributes
Type: System.Reflection.PropertyAttributes
The attributes of the property.
returnType
Type: System.Type
The return type of the property.
returnTypeRequiredCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[]
An array of types representing the required custom modifiers, such as IsConst, for the return type of the property. If the return type has no required custom modifiers, specify null.
returnTypeOptionalCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[]
An array of types representing the optional custom modifiers, such as IsConst, for the return type of the property. If the return type has no optional custom modifiers, specify null.
parameterTypes
Type: System.Type[]
The types of the parameters of the property.
parameterTypeRequiredCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[][]
An array of arrays of types. Each array of types represents the required custom modifiers for the corresponding parameter, such as IsConst. If a particular parameter has no required custom modifiers, specify null instead of an array of types. If none of the parameters have required custom modifiers, specify null instead of an array of arrays.
parameterTypeOptionalCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[][]
An array of arrays of types. Each array of types represents the optional custom modifiers for the corresponding parameter, such as IsConst. If a particular parameter has no optional custom modifiers, specify null instead of an array of types. If none of the parameters have optional custom modifiers, specify null instead of an array of arrays.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.PropertyBuilder
The defined property.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The length of name is zero.

ArgumentNullException

name is null

-or-

Any of the elements of the parameterTypes array is null

InvalidOperationException

The type was previously created using CreateType.

This overload is provided for designers of managed compilers.

NoteNote

For more information on custom modifiers, see the ECMA Partition II Metadata documentation. The documentation is available online; see ECMA C# and Common Language Infrastructure Standards on MSDN and Standard ECMA-335 - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) on the Ecma International Web site.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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