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Type.GetHashCode Method

Returns the hash code for this instance.

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

public override int GetHashCode()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The hash code for this instance.

Implements

_Type.GetHashCode()
_MemberInfo.GetHashCode()

This method overrides Object.GetHashCode.

The following example displays the hash code of the System.Windows.Forms.Button class.

using System;
using System.Security;
using System.Reflection;

class FieldsSample
{
    public static void Main()						  
    {
        Type myType = typeof(System.Net.IPAddress);
        FieldInfo [] myFields = myType.GetFields(BindingFlags.Static | BindingFlags.NonPublic);
        Console.WriteLine ("\nThe IPAddress class has the following nonpublic fields: ");
        foreach (FieldInfo myField in myFields) 
        {
            Console.WriteLine(myField.ToString());
        }
        Type myType1 = typeof(System.Net.IPAddress);
        FieldInfo [] myFields1 = myType1.GetFields();
        Console.WriteLine ("\nThe IPAddress class has the following public fields: ");
        foreach (FieldInfo myField in myFields1) 
        {
            Console.WriteLine(myField.ToString());
        }
        try
        {
            Console.WriteLine("The HashCode of the System.Windows.Forms.Button type is: {0}",
                typeof(System.Windows.Forms.Button).GetHashCode());
        }		
        catch(SecurityException e)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("An exception occurred.");
            Console.WriteLine("Message: "+e.Message);
        }
        catch(Exception e)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("An exception occurred.");
            Console.WriteLine("Message: "+e.Message);

        }		
    }
}	

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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