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Marshal.GetTypeForITypeInfo Method

Converts an unmanaged ITypeInfo object into a managed System.Type object.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static Type GetTypeForITypeInfo(
	IntPtr piTypeInfo
)

Parameters

piTypeInfo
Type: System.IntPtr
The ITypeInfo interface to marshal.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
A managed type that represents the unmanaged ITypeInfo object.

GetTypeForITypeInfo returns a System.Type instance that is based on the original type. You can apply the System.Runtime.InteropServices.MarshalAsAttribute to replace standard interop marshaling behavior with this custom marshaler. The Tlbimp.exe (Type Library Importer) tool uses the custom marshaler to translate ITypeInfo parameters to System.Type parameters. However, if you obtain an ITypeInfo interface by some means other than Tlbimp.exe, you can use GetTypeForITypeInfo to manually perform the same translation.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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