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Assembly.GetModules Method

Gets all the modules that are part of this assembly.

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

public Module[] GetModules()

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Module[]
An array of modules.




The module to be loaded does not specify a file name extension.

This method works on public and private resource files.


Modules must be emitted with file name extensions.

The following example displays the name of the module in the returned array that contains the assembly manifest.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

public class Example
    public static void Main()
        Assembly mainAssembly = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly();
        Console.WriteLine("The executing assembly is {0}.", mainAssembly);
        Module[] mods = mainAssembly.GetModules();
        Console.WriteLine("\tModules in the assembly:");
        foreach (Module m in mods)
            Console.WriteLine("\t{0}", m);

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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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0