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ModuleBuilder.GetField Method (String, BindingFlags)

Returns a module-level field, defined in the .sdata region of the portable executable (PE) file, that has the specified name and binding attributes.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public override FieldInfo GetField(
	string name,
	BindingFlags bindingAttr


Type: System.String
The field name.
Type: System.Reflection.BindingFlags
A combination of the BindingFlags bit flags used to control the search.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.FieldInfo
A field that has the specified name and binding attributes, or null if the field does not exist.


The name parameter is null.

When you emit dynamic assemblies, fields in the .sdata region of the portable executable (PE) file are defined by using the DefineInitializedData or DefineUninitializedData methods.

Important noteImportant

Module-level fields cannot be retrieved until after the CreateGlobalFunctions method has been called for the module.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.