CodeTypeReferenceExpression Class

 
System_CAPS_noteNote

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Represents a reference to a data type.

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

System.Object
  System.CodeDom.CodeObject
    System.CodeDom.CodeExpression
      System.CodeDom.CodeTypeReferenceExpression

[SerializableAttribute]
[ClassInterfaceAttribute(ClassInterfaceType.AutoDispatch)]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public class CodeTypeReferenceExpression : CodeExpression

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeTypeReferenceExpression()

Initializes a new instance of the CodeTypeReferenceExpression class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeTypeReferenceExpression(CodeTypeReference)

Initializes a new instance of the CodeTypeReferenceExpression class using the specified type.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeTypeReferenceExpression(String)

Initializes a new instance of the CodeTypeReferenceExpression class using the specified data type name.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeTypeReferenceExpression(Type)

Initializes a new instance of the CodeTypeReferenceExpression class using the specified data type.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyType

Gets or sets the data type to reference.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUserData

Gets the user-definable data for the current object.(Inherited from CodeObject.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

CodeTypeReferenceExpression can be used to reference a particular data type.

The Type property specifies the data type to reference.

The following example demonstrates use of a CodeTypeReferenceExpression to represent a reference to a type.

// Creates an expression referencing the System.DateTime type.
CodeTypeReferenceExpression typeRef1 = new CodeTypeReferenceExpression("System.DateTime");

// Create a C# code provider
CodeDomProvider provider = CodeDomProvider.CreateProvider("CSharp");

// Generate code and send the output to the console
provider.GenerateCodeFromExpression(typeRef1, Console.Out, new CodeGeneratorOptions());
// The code generator produces the following source code for the preceeding example code:

//    System.DateTime

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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

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