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Type.IsNestedFamORAssem Property

Gets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to either its own family or to its own assembly.

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

public bool IsNestedFamORAssem { get; }
/** @property */
public final boolean get_IsNestedFamORAssem ()

public final function get IsNestedFamORAssem () : boolean

Property Value

true if the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to its own family or to its own assembly; otherwise, false.

If the current Type represents a type parameter of a generic type, this property always returns false.

TypeAttributes.VisibilityMask selects the visibility attributes.

A Type object's family is defined as all objects of the exact same Type and of its subtypes.

The following example declares a nested class with visibility in its own family or in its own assembly and displays IsNestedFamORAssem property value of the nested class.

using System;
// Enclose a class.
class MyClassA
{
    protected internal class MyClassB
    {
    }
}
class MyTestClass 
{
    public static void Main(string[] args)
    {        
        // Get the type of the nested class.
        Type myTypeB = typeof(MyClassA.MyClassB);
        // Get the IsNestedFamORAssem property of the nested class.
        Console.WriteLine("\nThe IsNestedFamORAssem property value of the nested class is {0}.", myTypeB.IsNestedFamANDAssem.ToString()); 
    }
}

import System.*;

// Enclose a class.
class MyClassA
{
    protected class MyClassB
    {
    } //MyClassB
} //MyClassA

class MyTestClass
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Get the type of the nested class.
        Type myTypeB = MyClassA.MyClassB.class.ToType();

        // Get the IsNestedFamORAssem property of the nested class.
        Console.WriteLine("\nThe IsNestedFamORAssem property value of the"
            + " nested class is {0}.",
            System.Convert.ToString(myTypeB.get_IsNestedFamANDAssem()));
    } //main
} //MyTestClass

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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