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TypeDescriptionProvider.GetReflectionType Method (Type)

Performs normal reflection against a type.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public Type GetReflectionType(
	Type objectType


Type: System.Type
The type of object for which to retrieve the IReflect.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
A Type.


objectType is null.

The GetReflectionType method is a lower-level version of the GetTypeDescriptor method. If no custom type descriptor can be located for an object, GetReflectionType is called to perform normal reflection against the object.

Use this method overload if you have called a type descriptor member that uses a type instead of an instance.

.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.