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Container.GetService Method

Gets the service object of the specified type, if it is available.

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

protected virtual Object GetService(
	Type service
)

Parameters

service
Type: System.Type
The Type of the service to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object implementing the requested service, or null if the service cannot be resolved.

The default implementation of this method returns the current instance of the class if service is an IContainer; otherwise, it returns null. You can override this method to provide a custom implementation to return a service object. For more information, see the IServiceProvider.GetService method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.
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