_Assembly.GetType Method (String)


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

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

Type GetType(
	string name


Type: System.String

The full name of the type.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

A Type object that represents the specified class, or null if the class is not found.

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

The GetType method gets the Type object with the specified name in the assembly instance.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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