_Type.GetElementType Method

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Type.GetElementType method.

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

Type GetElementType()

Return Value

Type: System.Type
The Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or reference type.
-or-
null if the current Type is not an array or a pointer, or is not passed by reference, or represents a generic type or a type parameter of a generic type or method definition.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The Type.GetElementType method returns the Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or reference type.

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
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