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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. This can be null for static members.
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.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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