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GetExportedValues(T) Method (String)
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ExportProvider.GetExportedValues(T) Method (String)

Gets all the exported objects with the specified contract name.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Composition.Hosting
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.Composition (in System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll)

member GetExportedValues : 
        contractName:string -> IEnumerable<'T> 

Type Parameters


The type of the exported object to return.


Type: System.String

The contract name of the exported objects to return; or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or an empty string ("") to use the default contract name.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable(T)
The exported objects with the specified contract name, if found; otherwise, an empty Collection(T) object.


The CompositionContainer object has been disposed of.


One or more of the underlying exported values cannot be cast to T.


An error occurred during composition. Errors will contain a collection of errors that occurred.

The default contract name is the result of calling the GetContractName method on T.

The contract name is compared by using the Ordinal property to perform a case-sensitive, non-linguistic comparison.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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