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MemberInfo.MetadataToken Property

Gets a value that identifies a metadata element.

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

public virtual int MetadataToken { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_MetadataToken ()

public function get MetadataToken () : int

Not applicable.

Property Value

A value which, in combination with Module, uniquely identifies a metadata element.

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

The current MemberInfo represents an array method, such as Address, on an array type whose element type is a dynamic type that has not been completed. To get a metadata token in this case, pass the MemberInfo object to the ModuleBuilder.GetMethodToken method; or use the ModuleBuilder.GetArrayMethodToken method to get the token directly, instead of using the ModuleBuilder.GetArrayMethod method to get a MethodInfo first.

The tokens obtained using this property can be passed to the unmanaged reflection API. For more information, please see The Unmanaged Reflection API.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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