TypeBuilder.DefineNestedType Method (String, TypeAttributes, Type, PackingSize, Int32)

.NET Framework 4.5

Defines a nested type, given its name, attributes, size, and the type that it extends.

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

public TypeBuilder DefineNestedType(
	string name,
	TypeAttributes attr,
	Type parent,
	PackingSize packSize,
	int typeSize


Type: System.String

The short name of the type. name cannot contain embedded null values.

Type: System.Reflection.TypeAttributes

The attributes of the type.

Type: System.Type

The type that the nested type extends.

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.PackingSize

The packing size of the type.

Type: System.Int32

The total size of the type.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.TypeBuilder
The defined nested type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

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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