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Attribute.GetCustomAttributes Method (Assembly, Type)

.NET Framework 1.1

Retrieves an array of the custom attributes of a specified type applied to a specified assembly or inherited from a base class.

[Visual Basic]
Overloads Public Shared Function GetCustomAttributes( _
   ByVal element As Assembly, _
   ByVal attributeType As Type _
) As Attribute()
[C#]
public static Attribute[] GetCustomAttributes(
 Assembly element,
 Type attributeType
);
[C++]
public: static Attribute* GetCustomAttributes(
 Assembly* element,
 Type* attributeType
) [];
[JScript]
public static function GetCustomAttributes(
   element : Assembly,
 attributeType : Type
) : Attribute[];

Parameters

element
An object derived from class Assembly that describes a reusable, versionable, collection of modules.
attributeType
The Type object to which the custom attributes are applied.

Return Value

An Attribute array containing the custom attributes of type attributeType applied to element.

-or-

An empty array if no such custom attributes exist.

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
ArgumentNullException element or attributeType is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
ArgumentException attributeType is not derived from Attribute.

Remarks

Return value contains the custom attributes for ancestors of element.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Standard

See Also

Attribute Class | Attribute Members | System Namespace | Attribute.GetCustomAttributes Overload List

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