IServiceProvider.GetService Method

Gets the service object of the specified type.

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

Function GetService ( _
	serviceType As Type _
) As Object
Dim instance As IServiceProvider
Dim serviceType As Type
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.GetService(serviceType)
Object GetService (
	Type serviceType
function GetService (
	serviceType : Type
) : Object



An object that specifies the type of service object to get.

Return Value

A service object of type serviceType. -or- a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there is no service object of type serviceType.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0