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CodePropertyReferenceExpression Class

Represents a reference to the value of a property.

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

public class CodePropertyReferenceExpression : CodeExpression

CodePropertyReferenceExpression can be used to represent a reference to the value of a property.

The TargetObject property specifies the object that contains the property to reference. The PropertyName property specifies the name of the property to reference.

This object does not have a property to indicate whether the reference is used in a get or set. If the property reference occurs on the left, assigned to, side of an assignment statement, then it is a set.

The following example code demonstrates use of a CodePropertyReferenceExpression to refer to a property.

CodePropertyReferenceExpression propertyRef1 = 
    new CodePropertyReferenceExpression(new CodeThisReferenceExpression(), "TestProperty");

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

//    this.TestProperty


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