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GUID Property

Type.GUID Property

Gets the GUID associated with the Type.

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

public abstract Guid GUID { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Guid
The GUID associated with the Type.

Implements

_Type.GUID

A GUID is associated with a type using the GuidAttribute attribute.

The following example creates the class MyClass1 with a public method, creates a Type object corresponding to MyClass1, and gets the Guid structure using the GUID property of the Type class.

using System;

class MyGetTypeFromCLSID
{
    public class MyClass1
    {
        public void MyMethod1()
        {
        }
    }
    public static void Main()
    {
        // Get the type corresponding to the class MyClass.
        Type myType = typeof(MyClass1);
        // Get the object of the Guid.
        Guid myGuid =(Guid) myType.GUID;
        Console.WriteLine("The name of the class is "+myType.ToString());
        Console.WriteLine("The ClassId of MyClass is "+myType.GUID);				
    }
}

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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