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NewLateBinding.LateCall Method

Executes a late-bound method or function call. This helper method is not meant to be called directly from your code.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static Object LateCall(
	Object Instance,
	Type Type,
	string MemberName,
	Object[] Arguments,
	string[] ArgumentNames,
	Type[] TypeArguments,
	bool[] CopyBack,
	bool IgnoreReturn


Type: System.Object
An instance of the call object exposing the property or method.
Type: System.Type
The type of the call object.
Type: System.String
The name of the property or method on the call object.
Type: System.Object[]
An array containing the arguments to be passed to the property or method being called.
Type: System.String[]
An array of argument names.
Type: System.Type[]
An array of argument types; used only for generic calls to pass argument types.
Type: System.Boolean[]
An array of Boolean values that the late binder uses to communicate back to the call site which arguments match ByRef parameters. Each True value indicates that the arguments matched and should be copied out after the call to LateCall is complete.
Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value indicating whether or not the return value can be ignored.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An instance of the call object.

Similar to CallByName.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.