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TypeBuilder.DefineField Method (String, Type, Type[], Type[], FieldAttributes)

Adds a new field to the type, with the given name, attributes, field type, and custom modifiers.

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

public FieldBuilder DefineField(
	string fieldName,
	Type type,
	Type[] requiredCustomModifiers,
	Type[] optionalCustomModifiers,
	FieldAttributes attributes
)

Parameters

fieldName
Type: System.String

The name of the field. fieldName cannot contain embedded nulls.

type
Type: System.Type

The type of the field

requiredCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[]

An array of types representing the required custom modifiers for the field, such as IsConstModifier.

optionalCustomModifiers
Type: System.Type[]

An array of types representing the optional custom modifiers for the field, such as IsConstModifier.

attributes
Type: System.Reflection.FieldAttributes

The attributes of the field.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.FieldBuilder
The defined field.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The length of fieldName is zero.

-or-

type is System.Void.

-or-

A total size was specified for the parent class of this field.

ArgumentNullException

fieldName is null.

InvalidOperationException

The type was previously created using CreateType.

This overload is provided for designers of managed compilers.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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