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
protected Object GetService (
	Type service
protected function GetService (
	service : Type
) : Object
Not applicable.



The Type of the service to retrieve.

Return Value

An Object implementing the requested service, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) 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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic). You can override this method to provide a custom implementation to return a service object. For more information, see the IServiceProvider.GetService method.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0