Attribute.GetCustomAttribute Method (Assembly, Type, Boolean)

July 28, 2014

Retrieves a custom attribute applied to an assembly. Parameters specify the assembly, the type of the custom attribute to search for, and an ignored search option.

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

public static Attribute GetCustomAttribute(
	Assembly element,
	Type attributeType,
	bool inherit
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly
An object derived from the Assembly class that describes a reusable collection of modules.
attributeType
Type: System.Type
The type, or a base type, of the custom attribute to search for.
inherit
Type: System.Boolean
This parameter is ignored, and does not affect the operation of this method.

Return Value

Type: System.Attribute
A reference to the single custom attribute of type attributeType that is applied to element, or null if there is no such attribute.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element or attributeType is null.

ArgumentException

attributeType is not derived from Attribute.

AmbiguousMatchException

More than one of the requested attributes was found.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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