Marshal.GetTypeInfoName Method (ITypeInfo)

Retrieves the name of the type represented by an ITypeInfo object.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static string GetTypeInfoName(
	ITypeInfo typeInfo


Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComTypes.ITypeInfo

An object that represents an ITypeInfo pointer.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The name of the type that the typeInfo parameter points to.


The typeInfo parameter is null.

You can also retrieve the name of the type represented by an ITypeInfo by calling the UCOMITypeInfo.GetDocumentation method and passing -1 for its first parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

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

Windows Phone 8.1, 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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