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Expression.Bind Method (MethodInfo, Expression)

Creates a MemberAssignment that represents the initialization of a member by using a property accessor method.

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

public static MemberAssignment Bind(
	MethodInfo propertyAccessor,
	Expression expression


Type: System.Reflection.MethodInfo
A MethodInfo that represents a property accessor method.
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 the BindingType property equal to Assignment, the Member property set to the PropertyInfo that represents the property accessed in propertyAccessor, and the Expression property set to expression.


propertyAccessor or expression is null.


propertyAccessor does not represent a property accessor method.


The property accessed by propertyAccessor 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 PropertyType property of the property accessed in propertyAccessor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.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 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.

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