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CodeMethodReferenceExpression Class

Represents a reference to a method.

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

public class CodeMethodReferenceExpression : CodeExpression

A CodeMethodReferenceExpression can be used to represent an expression of the form Object.Method.

The TargetObject property indicates the object that contains the method. The MethodName property indicates the name of the method.

A CodeMethodReferenceExpression is used with a CodeMethodInvokeExpression to indicate the method to invoke, and with a CodeDelegateCreateExpression to indicate the method to handle the event.

The following code example uses a CodeMethodReferenceExpression to refer to a method:

// Invokes the TestMethod method of the current type object.
CodeMethodReferenceExpression methodRef1 = new CodeMethodReferenceExpression( new CodeThisReferenceExpression(), "TestMethod" );
CodeMethodInvokeExpression invoke1 = new CodeMethodInvokeExpression( methodRef1, new CodeParameterDeclarationExpression[] {} );                                    

// A C# code generator produces the following source code for the preceeding example code: 

//        this.TestMethod();


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0