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_MemberInfo.GetCustomAttributes Method (Type, Boolean)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Assembly.GetCustomAttributes method.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

Object[] GetCustomAttributes (
	Type attributeType,
	bool inherit
Object[] GetCustomAttributes (
	Type attributeType, 
	boolean inherit
function GetCustomAttributes (
	attributeType : Type, 
	inherit : boolean
) : Object[]



The type of attribute to search for. Only attributes that are assignable to this type are returned.


true to search this member's inheritance chain to find the attributes; otherwise, false.

Return Value

An array of custom attributes applied to this member, or an array with zero (0) elements if no attributes have been applied.

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

The Assembly.GetCustomAttributes method returns an array of custom attributes identified by Type.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0