GetField Method (String)

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Searches for the public field with the specified name.

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

public:
FieldInfo^ GetField(
	String^ name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System..::..String
The string containing the name of the data field to get.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection..::..FieldInfo
An object representing the public field with the specified name, if found; otherwise, nullNothingnullptrunita null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The search for name is case-sensitive. The search includes public static and public instance fields.

If the current Type represents a constructed generic type, this method returns the FieldInfo with the type parameters replaced by the appropriate type arguments.

If the current Type represents a type parameter in the definition of a generic type or generic method, this method searches the fields of the class constraint.

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