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EventInfo.GetAddMethod Method (Boolean)

When overridden in a derived class, retrieves the MethodInfo object for the AddEventHandler method of the event, specifying whether to return non-public methods.

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

public abstract MethodInfo GetAddMethod (
	bool nonPublic
public abstract MethodInfo GetAddMethod (
	boolean nonPublic
public abstract function GetAddMethod (
	nonPublic : boolean
) : MethodInfo
Not applicable.



true if non-public methods can be returned; otherwise, false.

Return Value

A MethodInfo object representing the method used to add an event handler delegate to the event source.

Exception typeCondition


nonPublic is true, the method used to add an event handler delegate is non-public, and the caller does not have permission to reflect on non-public methods.

The GetAddMethod initializes and adds the event subscribe method as a Boolean value. The AddEventHandler method is used to add an event-handler delegate to the invocation list of an event source.

Typically, the method has the following signature:

add_<EventName>(<EventHandlerType> handler)

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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