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TypeDescriptionProvider.GetReflectionType Method (Object)

Performs normal reflection against the given object.

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

public Type GetReflectionType(
	Object instance
)

Parameters

instance
Type: System.Object

An instance of the type (should not be null).

Return Value

Type: System.Type
A Type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

instance is null.

The GetReflectionType method is a lower-level version of the GetTypeDescriptor method. If no custom type descriptor can be located for an object, GetReflectionType is called to perform normal reflection against the object.

Use this method overload if you have called a type descriptor member that uses an instance instead of a type.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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