GetTypeFromHandle Method
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Type.GetTypeFromHandle Method (RuntimeTypeHandle)


Gets the type referenced by the specified type handle.

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

public static Type GetTypeFromHandle(
	RuntimeTypeHandle handle


Type: System.RuntimeTypeHandle

The object that refers to the type.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

The type referenced by the specified RuntimeTypeHandle, or null if the Value property of handle is null.

Exception Condition

A class initializer is invoked and throws an exception.

The handles are valid only in the application domain in which they were obtained.

The following example uses the GetTypeFromHandle method to get a Type object from a RuntimeTypeHandle provided by the GetTypeHandle method.

  MyClass1 myClass1 = new MyClass1();
// Get the type referenced by the specified type handle.
  Type myClass1Type = Type.GetTypeFromHandle(Type.GetTypeHandle(myClass1));
  Console.WriteLine("The Names of the Attributes :"+myClass1Type.Attributes);

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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