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PropertyDescriptor.GetTypeFromName Method

Returns a type using its name.

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

protected Type GetTypeFromName (
	string typeName
)
protected Type GetTypeFromName (
	String typeName
)
protected function GetTypeFromName (
	typeName : String
) : Type
Not applicable.

Parameters

typeName

The assembly-qualified name of the type to retrieve.

Return Value

A Type that matches the given type name, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if a match cannot be found.

To find the appropriate type, this method first checks the assembly of the type that this PropertyDescriptor references. If it does not find the type in the assembly, it calls Type.GetType.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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
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