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TypeDelegator::GetCustomAttributes Method (Type, Boolean)

Returns an array of custom attributes identified by type.

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

virtual array<Object^>^ GetCustomAttributes(
	Type^ attributeType, 
	bool inherit
) override


Type: System::Type
An array of custom attributes identified by type.
Type: System::Boolean
Specifies whether to search this type's inheritance chain to find the attributes.

Return Value

Type: array<System::Object>
An array of objects containing the custom attributes defined in this type that match the attributeType parameter, specifying whether to search the type's inheritance chain, or nullptr if no custom attributes are defined on this type.


ICustomAttributeProvider::GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean)
_MemberInfo::GetCustomAttributes(Type, Boolean)


attributeType is nullptr.


A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.