GetReference Method
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IReferenceService.GetReference Method

Gets a reference to the component whose name matches the specified name.

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

Object GetReference(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the component to return a reference to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object the specified name refers to, or null if no reference is found.

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

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