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Type.GetTypeCode Method

Gets the underlying type code of the specified Type.

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

public static TypeCode GetTypeCode (
	Type type
)
public static TypeCode GetTypeCode (
	Type type
)
public static function GetTypeCode (
	type : Type
) : TypeCode

Parameters

type

The Type whose underlying type code to get.

Return Value

The TypeCode value of the underlying type.
// Create an object of 'Type' class.
Type myType1 = Type.GetType("System.Int32");
// Get the 'TypeCode' of the 'Type' class object created above.
TypeCode myTypeCode = Type.GetTypeCode(myType1);
Console.WriteLine("TypeCode is: {0}",myTypeCode);

// Create an object of 'Type' class.
Type myType1 = Type.GetType("System.Int32");
// Get the 'TypeCode' of the 'Type' class object created above.
TypeCode myTypeCode = Type.GetTypeCode(myType1);
Console.WriteLine("TypeCode is: {0}", myTypeCode);

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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