CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes that are applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member.

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

public static IEnumerable<Attribute> GetCustomAttributes(
	this MemberInfo element,
	bool inherit
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo

The member to inspect.

inherit
Type: System.Boolean

true to inspect the ancestors of element; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Attribute>

A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element that match the specified criteria, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

NotSupportedException

element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.

TypeLoadException

A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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