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CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes Method (Assembly)

.NET Framework 4.5

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes that are applied to a specified assembly.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Reflection.Extensions (in System.Reflection.Extensions.dll)

public static IEnumerable<Attribute> GetCustomAttributes(
	this Assembly element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly

The assembly to inspect.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Attribute>
A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Assembly. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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