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DefineNestedType Method (String)

TypeBuilder.DefineNestedType Method (String)

Defines a nested type, given its name.

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

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public TypeBuilder DefineNestedType(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The short name of the type. name cannot contain embedded nulls.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.TypeBuilder
The defined nested type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

Length of name is zero.

ArgumentNullException

name is null.

This method can be used to create nested types even after the CreateType method has been called on the enclosing type.

The nested type needs to be complete before you can reflect on it using GetMembers or GetNestedType, or GetNestedTypes.

See the description of CreateType for the order in which nested types and nesting types should be completed.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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