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PropertyDescriptor.GetTypeFromName Method

Returns a type using its name.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

protected Type GetTypeFromName(
	string typeName
)

Parameters

typeName
Type: System.String

The assembly-qualified name of the type to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
A Type that matches the given type name, or null if a match cannot be found.

To find the appropriate type, this method first checks the assembly of the type that this PropertyDescriptor references. If it does not find the type in the assembly, it calls Type.GetType.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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