CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes<T> Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

May 11, 2014

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member.

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

public static IEnumerable<T> GetCustomAttributes<T>(
	this MemberInfo element,
	bool inherit
)
where T : Attribute

Type Parameters

T

The type of attribute to search for.

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
The member to inspect.
inherit
Type: System.Boolean
true to inspect the ancestors of element; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<T>
A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element and that match T, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type MemberInfo. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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