Expression::Property Method (Expression^, String^)


Creates a MemberExpression that represents accessing a property.

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

static MemberExpression^ Property(
	Expression^ expression,
	String^ propertyName


Type: System.Linq.Expressions::Expression^

An Expression whose Type contains a property named propertyName. This can be null for static properties.

Type: System::String^

The name of a property to be accessed.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.Expressions::MemberExpression^

A MemberExpression that has the NodeType property equal to MemberAccess, the Expression property set to expression, and the Member property set to the PropertyInfo that represents the property denoted by propertyName.

Exception Condition

expression or propertyName is null.


No property named propertyName is defined in expression.Type or its base types.

The Type property of the resulting MemberExpressionis equal to the PropertyType property of the PropertyInfo that represents the property denoted by propertyName.

This method searches expression.Type and its base types for a property that has the name propertyName. Public properties are given preference over non-public properties. If a matching property is found, this method passes expression and the PropertyInfo that represents that property to Property.

The following example shows how to create an expression that represents accessing a property.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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