ISymbolReader Interface


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Represents a symbol reader for managed code.

Namespace:   System.Diagnostics.SymbolStore
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public interface ISymbolReader


Gets the metadata token for the method that was specified as the user entry point for the module, if any.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetDocument(String, Guid, Guid, Guid)

Gets a document specified by the language, vendor, and type.


Gets an array of all documents defined in the symbol store.


Gets all global variables in the module.


Gets a symbol reader method object when given the identifier of a method.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetMethod(SymbolToken, Int32)

Gets a symbol reader method object when given the identifier of a method and its edit and continue version.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetMethodFromDocumentPosition(ISymbolDocument, Int32, Int32)

Gets a symbol reader method object that contains a specified position in a document.


Gets the namespaces that are defined in the global scope within the current symbol store.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetSymAttribute(SymbolToken, String)

Gets an attribute value when given the attribute name.


Gets the variables that are not local when given the parent.

The interface provides access to documents, methods, and variables.


This interface is the managed counterpart of the ISymUnmanagedReader interface, one of the unmanaged symbol store interfaces that provide an alternative way to read and write debug symbol information.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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