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_Assembly.CreateInstance Method (String, Boolean)

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the CreateInstance method.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Function CreateInstance ( _
	typeName As String, _
	ignoreCase As Boolean _
) As Object

Parameters

typeName
Type: System.String

The Type.FullName of the type to locate.

ignoreCase
Type: System.Boolean

true to ignore the case of the type name; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An instance of Object representing the type, with culture, arguments, binder, and activation attributes set to Nothing, and BindingFlags set to Public or Instance, or Nothing if typeName is not found.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The CreateInstance method locates the specified type from this assembly and creates an instance of it using the system activator, with optional case-sensitive search.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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