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_Type.GetEvent Method (String)

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Type.GetEvent method.

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

EventInfo GetEvent(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

A bitmask comprised of one or more BindingFlags that specify how the search is conducted.

-or-

Zero, to return null.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.EventInfo
An array of EventInfo objects representing all events that are declared or inherited by the current Type that match the specified binding constraints.
-or-
An empty array of type EventInfo, if the current Type does not have events, or if none of the events match the binding constraints.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The Type.GetEvent method searches for events that are declared or inherited by the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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