GetCustomAttribute(T) Method (MemberInfo)

CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttribute<T> Method (MemberInfo)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member.

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

public static T GetCustomAttribute<T>(
	this MemberInfo element
)
where T : Attribute

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo

The member to inspect.

Return Value

Type: T

A custom attribute that matches T, or null if no such attribute is found.

Type Parameters

T

The type of attribute to search for.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

NotSupportedException

element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.

AmbiguousMatchException

More than one of the requested attributes was found.

TypeLoadException

A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

Use the GetCustomAttributes extension method if you expect more than one value to be returned, or AmbiguousMatchException will be thrown.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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