TypeBuilder.GetNestedType Method (String, BindingFlags)


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Returns the public and non-public nested types that are declared by this type.

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

public override Type GetNestedType(
	string name,
	BindingFlags bindingAttr


Type: System.String

The String containing the name of the nested type to get.

Type: System.Reflection.BindingFlags

A bitmask comprised of one or more BindingFlags that specify how the search is conducted.


Zero, to conduct a case-sensitive search for public methods.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

A Type object representing the nested type that matches the specified requirements, if found; otherwise, null.

Exception Condition

This method is not implemented for incomplete types.

Retrieve the type using Type.GetType or Assembly.GetType and use reflection on the retrieved type.

If this type is complete, for example, if CreateType has been called on this type, but there are nested types that are not complete, then GetNestedTypes will only return those nested types for which CreateType has been called.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
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