TypeDelegator Class

July 28, 2014

Wraps a Type object and delegates all methods to that Type.

System.Object
  System.Reflection.MemberInfo
    System.Type
      System.Reflection.TypeInfo
        System.Reflection.TypeDelegator

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

public class TypeDelegator : TypeInfo

The TypeDelegator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodTypeDelegator()Initializes a new instance of the TypeDelegator class with default properties.
Public methodTypeDelegator(Type)Initializes a new instance of the TypeDelegator class specifying the encapsulating instance.
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Public propertyAssemblyGets the assembly of the implemented type. (Overrides Type.Assembly.)
Public propertyAssemblyQualifiedNameGets the assembly's fully qualified name. (Overrides Type.AssemblyQualifiedName.)
Public propertyAttributesGets the attributes associated with the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyBaseTypeGets the base type for the current type. (Overrides Type.BaseType.)
Public propertyContainsGenericParametersGets a value indicating whether the current Type object has type parameters that have not been replaced by specific types. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyCustomAttributesGets a collection that contains this member's custom attributes. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredConstructorsGets a collection of the constructors declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredEventsGets a collection of the events defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredFieldsGets a collection of the fields defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredMembersGets a collection of the members defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredMethodsGets a collection of the methods defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredNestedTypesGets a collection of the nested types defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaredPropertiesGets a collection of the properties defined by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyDeclaringMethodGets a MethodBase that represents the declaring method, if the current Type represents a type parameter of a generic method. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyDeclaringTypeGets the type that declares the current nested type or generic type parameter. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyFullNameGets the fully qualified name of the implemented type. (Overrides Type.FullName.)
Public propertyGenericParameterAttributesGets a combination of GenericParameterAttributes flags that describe the covariance and special constraints of the current generic type parameter. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyGenericParameterPositionGets the position of the type parameter in the type parameter list of the generic type or method that declared the parameter, when the Type object represents a type parameter of a generic type or a generic method. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyGenericTypeArgumentsGets an array of the generic type arguments for this type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyGenericTypeParametersGets an array of the generic parameters of the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyGUIDGets the GUID (globally unique identifier) of the implemented type. (Overrides Type.GUID.)
Public propertyHasElementTypeGets a value indicating whether the current Type encompasses or refers to another type; that is, whether the current Type is an array, a pointer, or is passed by reference. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyImplementedInterfacesGets a collection of the interfaces implemented by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public propertyIsAbstractGets a value indicating whether the Type is abstract and must be overridden. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsAnsiClassGets a value indicating whether the string format attribute AnsiClass is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsArrayGets a value indicating whether the Type is an array. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsAutoClassGets a value indicating whether the string format attribute AutoClass is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsAutoLayoutGets a value indicating whether the class layout attribute AutoLayout is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsByRefGets a value indicating whether the Type is passed by reference. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsClassGets a value indicating whether the Type is a class; that is, not a value type or interface. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsCOMObjectGets a value indicating whether the Type is a COM object. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsConstructedGenericTypeGets a value that indicates whether this object represents a constructed generic type. (Overrides Type.IsConstructedGenericType.)
Public propertyIsEnumGets a value indicating whether the current Type represents an enumeration. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsExplicitLayoutGets a value indicating whether the class layout attribute ExplicitLayout is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsGenericParameterGets a value indicating whether the current Type represents a type parameter in the definition of a generic type or method. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsGenericTypeGets a value indicating whether the current type is a generic type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsGenericTypeDefinitionGets a value indicating whether the current Type represents a generic type definition, from which other generic types can be constructed. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsImportGets a value indicating whether the Type has a ComImportAttribute attribute applied, indicating that it was imported from a COM type library. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsInterfaceGets a value indicating whether the Type is an interface; that is, not a class or a value type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsLayoutSequentialGets a value indicating whether the class layout attribute SequentialLayout is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsMarshalByRefGets a value indicating whether the Type is marshaled by reference. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedGets a value indicating whether the current Type object represents a type whose definition is nested inside the definition of another type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedAssemblyGets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only within its own assembly. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedFamANDAssemGets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to both its own family and its own assembly. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedFamilyGets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only within its own family. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedFamORAssemGets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to either its own family or to its own assembly. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedPrivateGets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and declared private. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNestedPublicGets a value indicating whether a class is nested and declared public. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsNotPublicGets a value indicating whether the Type is not declared public. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsPointerGets a value indicating whether the Type is a pointer. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsPrimitiveGets a value indicating whether the Type is one of the primitive types. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsPublicGets a value indicating whether the Type is declared public. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsSealedGets a value indicating whether the Type is declared sealed. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsSerializableGets a value indicating whether the Type is serializable. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsSpecialNameGets a value indicating whether the Type has a name that requires special handling. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsUnicodeClassGets a value indicating whether the string format attribute UnicodeClass is selected for the Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsValueTypeGets a value indicating whether the Type is a value type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyIsVisibleGets a value indicating whether the Type can be accessed by code outside the assembly. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyMemberTypeGets a MemberTypes value indicating that this member is a type or a nested type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyMetadataTokenGets a value that identifies this entity in metadata. (Overrides MemberInfo.MetadataToken.)
Public propertyModuleGets the module that contains the implemented type. (Overrides Type.Module.)
Public propertyNameGets the name of the implemented type, with the path removed. (Overrides MemberInfo.Name.)
Public propertyNamespaceGets the namespace of the implemented type. (Overrides Type.Namespace.)
Public propertyReflectedTypeGets the class object that was used to obtain this member. (Inherited from Type.)
Public propertyTypeHandleGets a handle to the internal metadata representation of an implemented type. (Overrides Type.TypeHandle.)
Public propertyUnderlyingSystemTypeGets the underlying Type that represents the implemented type. (Overrides Type.UnderlyingSystemType.)
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Public methodAsTypeReturns the current type as a Type object. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines if the underlying system type of the current Type is the same as the underlying system type of the specified Object. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodEquals(Type)Determines if the underlying system type of the current Type is the same as the underlying system type of the specified Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodFindMembersReturns a filtered array of MemberInfo objects of the specified member type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetArrayRankGets the number of dimensions in an Array. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodGetAttributeFlagsImplGets the attributes assigned to the TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetAttributeFlagsImpl().)
Public methodGetConstructor(Type[])Searches for a public instance constructor whose parameters match the types in the specified array. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetConstructor(BindingFlags, Binder, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for a constructor whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodGetConstructorImplGets the constructor that implemented the TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetConstructorImpl(BindingFlags, Binder, CallingConventions, Type[], ParameterModifier[]).)
Public methodGetConstructors()Returns all the public constructors defined for the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetConstructors(BindingFlags)Returns an array of ConstructorInfo objects representing constructors defined for the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetConstructors(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetCustomAttributes(Boolean)Returns all the custom attributes defined for this type, specifying whether to search the type's inheritance chain. (Overrides MemberInfo.GetCustomAttributes(Boolean).)
Public methodGetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean)Returns an array of custom attributes identified by type. (Overrides MemberInfo.GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean).)
Public methodGetDeclaredEventReturns an object that represents the specified public event declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDeclaredFieldReturns an object that represents the specified public field declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDeclaredMethodReturns an object that represents the specified public method declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDeclaredMethodsReturns a collection that contains all public methods declared on the current type that match the specified name. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDeclaredNestedTypeReturns an object that represents the specified public nested type declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDeclaredPropertyReturns an object that represents the specified public property declared by the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Public methodGetDefaultMembersSearches for the members defined for the current Type whose DefaultMemberAttribute is set. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetElementTypeReturns the Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or ByRef. (Overrides Type.GetElementType().)
Public methodGetEvent(String)Returns the EventInfo object representing the specified public event. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetEvent(String, BindingFlags)Returns the specified event. (Overrides Type.GetEvent(String, BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetEvents()Returns an array of EventInfo objects representing all the public events declared or inherited by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetEvents().)
Public methodGetEvents(BindingFlags)Returns the events specified in bindingAttr that are declared or inherited by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetEvents(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetField(String)Searches for the public field with the specified name. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetField(String, BindingFlags)Returns a FieldInfo object representing the field with the specified name. (Overrides Type.GetField(String, BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetFields()Returns all the public fields of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetFields(BindingFlags)Returns an array of FieldInfo objects representing the data fields defined for the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetFields(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetGenericArgumentsReturns an array of Type objects that represent the type arguments of a generic type or the type parameters of a generic type definition. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetGenericParameterConstraintsReturns an array of Type objects that represent the constraints on the current generic type parameter. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetGenericTypeDefinitionReturns a Type object that represents a generic type definition from which the current generic type can be constructed. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetInterfaceReturns the specified interface implemented by the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetInterface(String, Boolean).)
Public methodGetInterfaceMapReturns an interface mapping for the specified interface type. (Overrides Type.GetInterfaceMap(Type).)
Public methodGetInterfacesReturns all the interfaces implemented on the current class and its base classes. (Overrides Type.GetInterfaces().)
Public methodGetMember(String)Searches for the public members with the specified name. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMember(String, BindingFlags)Searches for the specified members, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMember(String, MemberTypes, BindingFlags)Returns members (properties, methods, constructors, fields, events, and nested types) specified by the given name, type, and bindingAttr. (Overrides Type.GetMember(String, MemberTypes, BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetMembers()Returns all the public members of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMembers(BindingFlags)Returns members specified by bindingAttr. (Overrides Type.GetMembers(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetMethod(String)Searches for the public method with the specified name. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethod(String, BindingFlags)Searches for the specified method, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethod(String, Type[])Searches for the specified public method whose parameters match the specified argument types. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethod(String, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for the specified public method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethod(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethod(String, BindingFlags, Binder, CallingConventions, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodGetMethodImplSearches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention. (Overrides Type.GetMethodImpl(String, BindingFlags, Binder, CallingConventions, Type[], ParameterModifier[]).)
Public methodGetMethods()Returns all the public methods of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetMethods(BindingFlags)Returns an array of MethodInfo objects representing specified methods of the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetMethods(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetNestedTypeReturns a nested type specified by name and in bindingAttr that are declared or inherited by the type represented by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetNestedType(String, BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetNestedTypesReturns the nested types specified in bindingAttr that are declared or inherited by the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetNestedTypes(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetProperties()Returns all the public properties of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperties(BindingFlags)Returns an array of PropertyInfo objects representing properties of the type wrapped by the current TypeDelegator. (Overrides Type.GetProperties(BindingFlags).)
Public methodGetProperty(String)Searches for the public property with the specified name. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperty(String, BindingFlags)Searches for the specified property, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperty(String, Type)Searches for the public property with the specified name and return type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperty(String, Type, Type[])Searches for the specified public property whose parameters match the specified argument types. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperty(String, Type, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for the specified public property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodGetProperty(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Type, Type[], ParameterModifier[])Searches for the specified property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodGetPropertyImplWhen overridden in a derived class, searches for the specified property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints. (Overrides Type.GetPropertyImpl(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Type, Type[], ParameterModifier[]).)
Public methodGetType()Gets the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodHasElementTypeImplGets a value indicating whether the current Type encompasses or refers to another type; that is, whether the current Type is an array, a pointer or a ByRef. (Overrides Type.HasElementTypeImpl().)
Public methodInvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[])Invokes the specified member, using the specified binding constraints and matching the specified argument list. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodInvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[], ParameterModifier[], CultureInfo, String[])Invokes the specified member. The method that is to be invoked must be accessible and provide the most specific match with the specified argument list, under the constraints of the specified binder and invocation attributes. (Overrides Type.InvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[], ParameterModifier[], CultureInfo, String[]).)
Protected methodIsArrayImplGets a value indicating whether the Type is an array. (Overrides Type.IsArrayImpl().)
Public methodIsAssignableFrom(Type)Determines whether an instance of the current Type can be assigned from an instance of the specified Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodIsAssignableFrom(TypeInfo)Returns a value that indicates whether the specified type can be assigned to the current type. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
Protected methodIsByRefImplGets a value indicating whether the Type is passed by reference. (Overrides Type.IsByRefImpl().)
Protected methodIsCOMObjectImplGets a value indicating whether the Type is a COM object. (Overrides Type.IsCOMObjectImpl().)
Public methodIsDefinedIndicates whether a custom attribute identified by attributeType is defined. (Overrides MemberInfo.IsDefined(Type, Boolean).)
Public methodIsInstanceOfTypeDetermines whether the specified object is an instance of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodIsPointerImplGets a value indicating whether the Type is a pointer. (Overrides Type.IsPointerImpl().)
Protected methodIsPrimitiveImplGets a value indicating whether the Type is one of the primitive types. (Overrides Type.IsPrimitiveImpl().)
Public methodIsSubclassOfDetermines whether the class represented by the current Type derives from the class represented by the specified Type. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodIsValueTypeImplGets a value indicating whether the type is a value type; that is, not a class or an interface. (Overrides Type.IsValueTypeImpl().)
Public methodMakeArrayType()Returns a Type object representing a one-dimensional array of the current type, with a lower bound of zero. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodMakeArrayType(Int32)Returns a Type object representing an array of the current type, with the specified number of dimensions. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodMakeByRefTypeReturns a Type object that represents the current type when passed as a ref parameter (ByRef parameter in Visual Basic). (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodMakeGenericTypeSubstitutes the elements of an array of types for the type parameters of the current generic type definition and returns a Type object representing the resulting constructed type. (Inherited from Type.)
Public methodMakePointerTypeReturns a Type object that represents a pointer to the current type. (Inherited from Type.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a String representing the name of the current Type. (Inherited from Type.)
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Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttribute(Type)Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttribute(Type, Boolean)Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttribute<T>()Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttribute<T>(Boolean)Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttributes()Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttributes(Type)Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttributes<T>()Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetCustomAttributes<T>(Boolean)Overloaded. 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. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeEventRetrieves an object that represents the specified event. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeEventsRetrieves a collection that represents all the events defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeFieldRetrieves an object that represents a specified field. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeFieldsRetrieves a collection that represents all the fields defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeInterfaceMapReturns an interface mapping for the specified type and the specified interface. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeMethodRetrieves an object that represents a specified method. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimeMethodsRetrieves a collection that represents all methods defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimePropertiesRetrieves a collection that represents all the properties defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetRuntimePropertyRetrieves an object that represents a specified property. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodGetTypeInfoReturns the TypeInfo representation of the specified type. (Defined by IntrospectionExtensions.)
Public Extension MethodIsDefinedIndicates whether custom attributes of a specified type are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
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Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIReflectableType.GetTypeInfoReturns a representation of the current type as a TypeInfo object. (Inherited from TypeInfo.)
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Important noteImportant Note:

In Windows Phone applications, you cannot derive from this type.

Full-trust libraries can derive from this type and overload only those methods for which they need to provide customized behavior.

Version Notes

Windows Phone TypeDelegator is not supported in Windows Phone.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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