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MethodBase.GetCurrentMethod Method

Returns a MethodBase object representing the currently executing method.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static MethodBase GetCurrentMethod()

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.MethodBase
A MethodBase object representing the currently executing method.
ExceptionCondition
TargetException

This member was invoked with a late-binding mechanism.

If the currently executing method is defined on a generic type, the MethodInfo that is returned by GetCurrentMethod is obtained from the generic type definition (that is, MethodInfo.ContainsGenericParameters returns true). Therefore, it does not reflect the type arguments that were used when the method was called. For example, if a method M() is defined on a generic type C<T> (C(Of T) in Visual Basic), and GetCurrentMethod is called from C<string>.M(), then GetCurrentMethod returns C<T>.M() (C(Of T).M() in Visual Basic).

If the currently executing method is a generic method, GetCurrentMethod returns the generic method definition. If the generic method is defined on a generic type, the MethodInfo is obtained from the generic type definition.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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