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_Type.GetInterface Method (String, Boolean)

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Type.GetInterface method.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

Namespace: System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Type GetInterface (
	string name,
	bool ignoreCase
Type GetInterface (
	String name, 
	boolean ignoreCase
function GetInterface (
	name : String, 
	ignoreCase : boolean
) : Type
Not applicable.



The String containing the name of the interface to get. For generic interfaces, this is the mangled name.


true to perform a case-insensitive search for name.


false to perform a case-sensitive search for name.

Return Value

A Type object representing the interface with the specified name, implemented or inherited by the current Type, if found; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The Type.GetInterface method searches for the specified interface, specifying whether to do a case-sensitive search.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0