ModuleHandle.ResolveTypeHandle Method (Int32)

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

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

Public Function ResolveTypeHandle (
	typeToken As Integer
) As RuntimeTypeHandle

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.

Exception Condition
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.

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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
Available since 2.0
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