PropertyDescriptor::GetTypeFromName Method (String^)


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Returns a type using its name.

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

Type^ GetTypeFromName(
	String^ typeName


Type: System::String^

The assembly-qualified name of the type to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System::Type^

A Type that matches the given type name, or null 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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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