Expression.Bind Method (MemberInfo, Expression)

Creates a MemberAssignment that represents the initialization of a field or property.

Namespace:  System.Linq.Expressions
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public static MemberAssignment Bind(
	MemberInfo member,
	Expression expression


Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
A MemberInfo to set the Member property equal to.
Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression
An Expression to set the Expression property equal to.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.Expressions.MemberAssignment
A MemberAssignment that has BindingType equal to Assignment and the Member and Expression properties set to the specified values.


member or expression is null.


member does not represent a field or property.


The property represented by member does not have a set accessor.


expression.Type is not assignable to the type of the field or property that member represents.

The Type property of expression must be assignable to the type represented by the FieldType or PropertyType property of member.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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