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ParameterInfo.GetCustomAttributes Method (Type, Boolean)

Gets the custom attributes of the specified type or its derived types that are applied to this parameter.

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

public virtual Object[] GetCustomAttributes(
	Type attributeType,
	bool inherit


Type: System.Type
The custom attributes identified by type.
Type: System.Boolean
This argument is ignored for objects of this type. See Remarks.

Return Value

Type: System.Object[]
An array that contains the custom attributes of the specified type or its derived types.


ICustomAttributeProvider.GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean)


The type must be a type provided by the underlying runtime system.


attributeType is null.


A custom attribute type could not be loaded.

This method ignores the inherit parameter. To search the inheritance chain for attributes on parameters, use the appropriate overloads of the Attribute.GetCustomAttributes method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.