_Assembly.CreateInstance Method (String)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the CreateInstance method.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

Object CreateInstance (
	string typeName
Object CreateInstance (
	String typeName
function CreateInstance (
	typeName : String
) : Object



The Type.FullName of the type to locate.

Return Value

An instance of Object representing the type, with culture, arguments, binder, and activation attributes set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), and BindingFlags set to Public or Instance, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if typeName is not found.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The CreateInstance method locates the specified type from this assembly and creates an instance of it using the system activator, using case-sensitive search.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0