GetCustomAttributes Method (Boolean)
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ICustomAttributeProvider.GetCustomAttributes Method (Boolean)


Returns an array of all of the custom attributes defined on this member, excluding named attributes, or an empty array if there are no custom attributes.

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

object[] GetCustomAttributes(
	bool inherit


Type: System.Boolean

When true, look up the hierarchy chain for the inherited custom attribute.

Return Value

Type: System.Object[]

An array of Objects representing custom attributes, or an empty array.

Exception Condition

The custom attribute type cannot be loaded.


There is more than one attribute of type attributeType defined on this member.

Calling ICustomAttributeProvider.GetCustomAttributes on PropertyInfo or EventInfo when the inherit parameter of GetCustomAttributes is true does not walk the type hierarchy. Use System.Attribute to inherit custom attributes.

This method returns custom attributes defined directly on a non-inherited member only.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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