ExportProvider.GetExports<T> Method (String)

Gets all the exports with the specified contract name.

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

public IEnumerable<Lazy<T>> GetExports<T>(
	string contractName

Type Parameters


The type of the Export<T> objects to return.


Type: System.String
The contract name of the Export<T> objects to return, or null or an empty string ("") to use the default contract name.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Lazy<T>>
The Export<T> objects with the specified contract name, if found; otherwise, an empty ExportCollection<T> object.


The CompositionContainer object has been disposed of.

The returned Export<T> objects are instances of Export<T, TMetadataView> underneath, where TMetadataView is IDictionary<TKey, TValue>, TKey is String, and TValue is Object.

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.


Supported in: 5, 4

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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