ExportProvider.GetExports<T, TMetadataView> Method (String)


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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, TMetadataView>> GetExports<T, TMetadataView>(
	string contractName


Type: System.String

The contract name of the Lazy<T, TMetadata> objects to return, or null or an empty string ("") to use the default contract name.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Lazy<T, TMetadataView>>

The Lazy<T, TMetadata> objects with the specified contract name if found; otherwise, an empty IEnumerable<T> object.

Type Parameters


The type parameter of the Lazy<T, TMetadata> objects to return. The contract name is also derived from this type parameter.


The type of the metadata view of the Lazy<T, TMetadata> objects to return.

Exception Condition

The CompositionContainer object has been disposed of.


TMetadataView is not a valid metadata view type.

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
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
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