_Type.GetElementType Method

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

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

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

Type GetElementType ()
Type GetElementType ()
function GetElementType () : Type

Return Value

The Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or reference type. -or- a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the current Type is not an array or a pointer, or is not passed by reference, or represents a generic type or a type parameter of a generic type or method definition.

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

The Type.GetElementType method returns the Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or reference type.

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

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