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Module.MetadataToken Property

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

Gets a token that identifies the module in metadata.

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

public int MetadataToken { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_MetadataToken ()

public function get MetadataToken () : int

Property Value

An integer token that identifies the current module in metadata.

The tokens obtained using this property can be passed to the unmanaged Reflection API. For more information, see Unmanaged Reflection API.

NoteNote

Information about metadata tokens can be found in the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) documentation, especially "Partition II: Metadata Definition and Semantics". The documentation is available online at http://msdn.microsoft.com/net/ecma/ and http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Ecma-335.htm.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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
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