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TypeBuilder.DefineNestedType Method (String, TypeAttributes)

Defines a nested type, given its name and attributes.

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

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public TypeBuilder DefineNestedType(
	string name,
	TypeAttributes attr
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The short name of the type. name cannot contain embedded nulls.
attr
Type: System.Reflection.TypeAttributes
The attributes of the type.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.TypeBuilder
The defined nested type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The nested attribute is not specified.

-or-

This type is sealed.

-or-

This type is an array.

-or-

This type is an interface, but the nested type is not an interface.

-or-

The length of name is zero.

ArgumentNullException

name is null.

This method can be used to create nested types even after the CreateType method has been called on the enclosing type.

The nested type needs to be complete before you can reflect on it using GetMembers, GetNestedType, or GetNestedTypes.

See the description of CreateType for the order in which nested types and nesting types should be completed.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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