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ModuleHandle.ResolveTypeHandle Method (Int32)

Returns a runtime type handle for the type identified by the specified metadata token.

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

public RuntimeTypeHandle ResolveTypeHandle(
	int typeToken
)

Parameters

typeToken
Type: System.Int32

A metadata token that identifies a type in the module.

Return Value

Type: System.RuntimeTypeHandle
A RuntimeTypeHandle for the type identified by typeToken.

ExceptionCondition
BadImageFormatException

typeToken is not a valid metadata token for a type in the current module.

-or-

metadataToken is not a token for a type in the scope of the current module.

-or-

metadataToken is a TypeSpec whose signature contains element type var or mvar.

InvalidOperationException

The method is called on an empty type handle.

To resolve a metadata token for a TypeSpec whose signature contains element type var or mvar, use the ResolveTypeHandle(Int32, RuntimeTypeHandle[], RuntimeTypeHandle[]) method overload, which allows you to supply the necessary context.

NoteNote

Information about metadata tokens can be found in the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) documentation, especially "Partition II: Metadata Definition and Semantics". The documentation is available online; see ECMA C# and Common Language Infrastructure Standards on MSDN and Standard ECMA-335 - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) on the Ecma International Web site.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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