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Type Methods

The Type type exposes the following members.

  Name Description
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Equals(Object) Determines if the underlying system type of the current Type is the same as the underlying system type of the specified Object. (Overrides MemberInfo.Equals(Object).)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Equals(Type) Determines if the underlying system type of the current Type is the same as the underlying system type of the specified Type.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method FindInterfaces Returns an array of Type objects representing a filtered list of interfaces implemented or inherited by the current Type.
Public method FindMembers Returns a filtered array of MemberInfo objects of the specified member type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetArrayRank Gets the number of dimensions in an array.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework GetAttributeFlagsImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the Attributes property and gets a bitmask indicating the attributes associated with the Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetConstructor(Type[]) Searches for a public instance constructor whose parameters match the types in the specified array.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetConstructor(BindingFlags, Binder, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for a constructor whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method GetConstructor(BindingFlags, Binder, CallingConventions, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for a constructor whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework GetConstructorImpl When overridden in a derived class, searches for a constructor whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetConstructors() Returns all the public constructors defined for the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetConstructors(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the constructors defined for the current Type, using the specified BindingFlags.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetCustomAttributes(Boolean) When overridden in a derived class, returns an array of all custom attributes applied to this member. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean) When overridden in a derived class, returns an array of custom attributes applied to this member and identified by Type. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Public method GetCustomAttributesData Returns a list of CustomAttributeData objects representing data about the attributes that have been applied to the target member. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetDefaultMembers Searches for the members defined for the current Type whose DefaultMemberAttribute is set.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetElementType When overridden in a derived class, returns the Type of the object encompassed or referred to by the current array, pointer or reference type.
Public method GetEnumName Returns the name of the constant that has the specified value, for the current enumeration type.
Public method GetEnumNames Returns the names of the members of the current enumeration type.
Public method GetEnumUnderlyingType Returns the underlying type of the current enumeration type.
Public method GetEnumValues Returns an array of the values of the constants in the current enumeration type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetEvent(String) Returns the EventInfo object representing the specified public event.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetEvent(String, BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, returns the EventInfo object representing the specified event, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetEvents() Returns all the public events that are declared or inherited by the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetEvents(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for events that are declared or inherited by the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetField(String) Searches for the public field with the specified name.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetField(String, BindingFlags) Searches for the specified field, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetFields() Returns all the public fields of the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetFields(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the fields defined for the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetGenericArguments Returns an array of Type objects that represent the type arguments of a closed generic type or the type parameters of a generic type definition.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetGenericParameterConstraints Returns an array of Type objects that represent the constraints on the current generic type parameter.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetGenericTypeDefinition Returns a Type object that represents a generic type definition from which the current generic type can be constructed.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetHashCode Returns the hash code for this instance. (Overrides MemberInfo.GetHashCode().)
Public method GetInterface(String) Searches for the interface with the specified name.
Public method GetInterface(String, Boolean) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the specified interface, specifying whether to do a case-insensitive search for the interface name.
Public method GetInterfaceMap Returns an interface mapping for the specified interface type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetInterfaces When overridden in a derived class, gets all the interfaces implemented or inherited by the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMember(String) Searches for the public members with the specified name.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMember(String, BindingFlags) Searches for the specified members, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method GetMember(String, MemberTypes, BindingFlags) Searches for the specified members of the specified member type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMembers() Returns all the public members of the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMembers(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the members defined for the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMethod(String) Searches for the public method with the specified name.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMethod(String, BindingFlags) Searches for the specified method, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMethod(String, Type[]) Searches for the specified public method whose parameters match the specified argument types.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetMethod(String, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for the specified public method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetMethod(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetMethod(String, BindingFlags, Binder, CallingConventions, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework GetMethodImpl When overridden in a derived class, searches for the specified method whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints and the specified calling convention.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMethods() Returns all the public methods of the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetMethods(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the methods defined for the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method GetNestedType(String) Searches for the public nested type with the specified name.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetNestedType(String, BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the specified nested type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method GetNestedTypes() Returns the public types nested in the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetNestedTypes(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the types nested in the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperties() Returns all the public properties of the current Type.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperties(BindingFlags) When overridden in a derived class, searches for the properties of the current Type, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperty(String) Searches for the public property with the specified name.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperty(String, BindingFlags) Searches for the specified property, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperty(String, Type) Searches for the public property with the specified name and return type.
Public method GetProperty(String, Type[]) Searches for the specified public property whose parameters match the specified argument types.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetProperty(String, Type, Type[]) Searches for the specified public property whose parameters match the specified argument types.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetProperty(String, Type, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for the specified public property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework GetProperty(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Type, Type[], ParameterModifier[]) Searches for the specified property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework GetPropertyImpl When overridden in a derived class, searches for the specified property whose parameters match the specified argument types and modifiers, using the specified binding constraints.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetType() Gets the current Type.

In XNA Framework 3.0, this member is inherited from Object.GetType().


In Portable Class Library Portable Class Library, this member is inherited from Object.GetType().
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetType(String) Gets the Type with the specified name, performing a case-sensitive search.
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetType(String, Boolean) Gets the Type with the specified name, performing a case-sensitive search and specifying whether to throw an exception if the type is not found.
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework GetType(String, Boolean, Boolean) Gets the Type with the specified name, specifying whether to throw an exception if the type is not found and whether to perform a case-sensitive search.
Public method Static member GetType(String, Func<AssemblyName, Assembly>, Func<Assembly, String, Boolean, Type>) Gets the type with the specified name, optionally providing custom methods to resolve the assembly and the type.
Public method Static member GetType(String, Func<AssemblyName, Assembly>, Func<Assembly, String, Boolean, Type>, Boolean) Gets the type with the specified name, specifying whether to throw an exception if the type is not found, and optionally providing custom methods to resolve the assembly and the type.
Public method Static member GetType(String, Func<AssemblyName, Assembly>, Func<Assembly, String, Boolean, Type>, Boolean, Boolean) Gets the type with the specified name, specifying whether to perform a case-sensitive search and whether to throw an exception if the type is not found, and optionally providing custom methods to resolve the assembly and the type.
Public method Static member GetTypeArray Gets the types of the objects in the specified array.
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetTypeCode Gets the underlying type code of the specified Type.
Protected method GetTypeCodeImpl Returns the underlying type code of the specified Type.
Public method Static member Supported by Portable Class Library GetTypeFromCLSID(Guid) Gets the type associated with the specified class identifier (CLSID).
Public method Static member GetTypeFromCLSID(Guid, Boolean) Gets the type associated with the specified class identifier (CLSID), specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromCLSID(Guid, String) Gets the type associated with the specified class identifier (CLSID) from the specified server.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromCLSID(Guid, String, Boolean) Gets the type associated with the specified class identifier (CLSID) from the specified server, specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library GetTypeFromHandle Gets the type referenced by the specified type handle.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromProgID(String) Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), returning null if an error is encountered while loading the Type.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromProgID(String, Boolean) Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (ProgID), specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromProgID(String, String) Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (progID) from the specified server, returning null if an error is encountered while loading the type.
Public method Static member GetTypeFromProgID(String, String, Boolean) Gets the type associated with the specified program identifier (progID) from the specified server, specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.
Public method Static member Supported by Portable Class Library GetTypeHandle Gets the handle for the Type of a specified object.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library HasElementTypeImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the HasElementType property and determines whether the current Type encompasses or refers to another type; that is, whether the current Type is an array, a pointer, or is passed by reference.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework InvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[]) Invokes the specified member, using the specified binding constraints and matching the specified argument list.
Public method InvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[], CultureInfo) Invokes the specified member, using the specified binding constraints and matching the specified argument list and culture.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework InvokeMember(String, BindingFlags, Binder, Object, Object[], ParameterModifier[], CultureInfo, String[]) When overridden in a derived class, invokes the specified member, using the specified binding constraints and matching the specified argument list, modifiers and culture.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsArrayImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the IsArray property and determines whether the Type is an array.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsAssignableFrom Determines whether an instance of a specified type can be assigned to the current type instance.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsByRefImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the IsByRef property and determines whether the Type is passed by reference.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework IsCOMObjectImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the IsCOMObject property and determines whether the Type is a COM object.
Protected method IsContextfulImpl Implements the IsContextful property and determines whether the Type can be hosted in a context.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsDefined When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether one or more attributes of the specified type or of its derived types is applied to this member. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Public method IsEnumDefined Returns a value that indicates whether the specified value exists in the current enumeration type.
Public method IsEquivalentTo Determines whether two COM types have the same identity and are eligible for type equivalence.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsInstanceOfType Determines whether the specified object is an instance of the current Type.
Protected method IsMarshalByRefImpl Implements the IsMarshalByRef property and determines whether the Type is marshaled by reference.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsPointerImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the IsPointer property and determines whether the Type is a pointer.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsPrimitiveImpl When overridden in a derived class, implements the IsPrimitive property and determines whether the Type is one of the primitive types.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsSubclassOf Determines whether the current Type derives from the specified Type.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsValueTypeImpl Implements the IsValueType property and determines whether the Type is a value type; that is, not a class or an interface.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library MakeArrayType() Returns a Type object representing a one-dimensional array of the current type, with a lower bound of zero.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library MakeArrayType(Int32) Returns a Type object representing an array of the current type, with the specified number of dimensions.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library MakeByRefType Returns a Type object that represents the current type when passed as a ref parameter (ByRef parameter in Visual Basic).
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library MakeGenericType Substitutes the elements of an array of types for the type parameters of the current generic type definition and returns a Type object representing the resulting constructed type.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library MakePointerType Returns a Type object that represents a pointer to the current type.
Protected method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method Static member ReflectionOnlyGetType Gets the Type with the specified name, specifying whether to perform a case-sensitive search and whether to throw an exception if the type is not found. The type is loaded for reflection only, not for execution.
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library ToString Returns a String representing the name of the current Type. (Overrides Object.ToString().)
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Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute(Type) Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute(Type) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute(Type, Boolean) Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute(Type, Boolean) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute<T>() Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute<T>() Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute<T>(Boolean) Overloaded. Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttribute<T>(Boolean) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes() Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes(Type) Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes(Type) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes<T>() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes<T>() Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes<T>(Boolean) Overloaded. Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetCustomAttributes<T>(Boolean) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeEvent(String) Overloaded. Retrieves an object that represents the specified event. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeEvent(String) Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeEvents() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection that represents all the events defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeEvents() Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeField(String) Overloaded. Retrieves an object that represents a specified field. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeField(String) Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeFields() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection that represents all the fields defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeFields() Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeMethod(String, Type[]) Overloaded. Retrieves an object that represents a specified method. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeMethod(String, Type[]) Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeMethods() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection that represents all methods defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeMethods() Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeProperties() Overloaded. Retrieves a collection that represents all the properties defined on a specified type. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeProperties() Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeProperty(String) Overloaded. Retrieves an object that represents a specified property. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetRuntimeProperty(String) Overloaded. (Defined by RuntimeReflectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method GetTypeInfo Returns the TypeInfo representation of the specified type. (Defined by IntrospectionExtensions.)
Public Extension Method IsDefined(Type) Overloaded. Indicates whether custom attributes of a specified type are applied to a specified member. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
Public Extension Method IsDefined(Type) Overloaded. (Defined by CustomAttributeExtensions.)
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Explicit interface implemetation Private method _MemberInfo.GetIDsOfNames Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _MemberInfo.GetType Gets a Type object representing the MemberInfo class. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _MemberInfo.GetTypeInfo Retrieves the type information for an object, which can then be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _MemberInfo.GetTypeInfoCount Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _MemberInfo.Invoke Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from MemberInfo.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _Type.GetIDsOfNames Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _Type.GetTypeInfo Retrieves the type information for an object, which can then be used to get the type information for an interface.
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _Type.GetTypeInfoCount Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _Type.Invoke Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.
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