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Expression.MakeMemberAccess Method

Creates a MemberExpression that represents accessing either a field or a property.

Namespace:  System.Linq.Expressions
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public static MemberExpression MakeMemberAccess(
	Expression expression,
	MemberInfo member


Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression

An Expression that represents the object that the member belongs to.

Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo

The MemberInfo that describes the field or property to be accessed.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.Expressions.MemberExpression
The MemberExpression that results from calling the appropriate factory method.


expression or member is null.


member does not represent a field or property.

This method can be used to create a MemberExpression that represents accessing either a field or a property, depending on the type of member. If member is of type FieldInfo, this method calls Field to create the MemberExpression. If member is of type PropertyInfo, this method calls Property to create the MemberExpression.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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