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ModuleBuilder.GetField Method (String, BindingFlags)

Returns a module-level field, defined in the .sdata region of the portable executable (PE) file, that has the specified name and binding attributes.

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

abstract GetField : 
        name:string * 
        bindingAttr:BindingFlags -> FieldInfo  
override GetField : 
        name:string * 
        bindingAttr:BindingFlags -> FieldInfo


Type: System.String

The field name.

Type: System.Reflection.BindingFlags

A combination of the BindingFlags bit flags used to control the search.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.FieldInfo
A field that has the specified name and binding attributes, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the field does not exist.


The name parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

When you emit dynamic assemblies, fields in the .sdata region of the portable executable (PE) file are defined by using the DefineInitializedData or DefineUninitializedData methods.

Important noteImportant

Module-level fields cannot be retrieved until after the CreateGlobalFunctions method has been called for the module.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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