IMetaDataEmit::DefineTypeRefByName Method

 

Gets a metadata token for a type that is defined in the specified scope, which is outside the current scope.

HRESULT DefineTypeRefByName (   
    [in]  mdToken     tkResolutionScope,   
    [in]  LPCWSTR     szName,   
    [out] mdTypeRef   *ptr   
);  

Parameters

tkResolutionScope
[in] The token specifying the resolution scope. The following token types are valid:

  • mdModuleRef, if the type is defined in the same assembly in which the caller is defined.

  • mdAssemblyRef, if the type is defined in an assembly other than the one in which the caller is defined.

  • mdTypeRef, if the type is a nested type.

  • mdModule, if the type is defined in the same module in which the caller is defined.

  • Null, if the type is defined globally.

szName
[in] The name of the target type in Unicode.

ptr
[out] A pointer to the mdTypeRef token that is assigned to the type.

Platforms: See System Requirements.

Header: Cor.h

Library: Used as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: Available since 1.0

IMetaDataEmit Interface
IMetaDataEmit2 Interface

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