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Attributes Property

MethodBase::Attributes Property

Gets the attributes associated with this method.

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

public:
virtual property MethodAttributes Attributes {
	MethodAttributes get () abstract;
}

Property Value

Type: System.Reflection::MethodAttributes
One of the MethodAttributes values.

Implements

_MethodBase::Attributes

All members have a set of attributes, which are defined in relation to the specific type of member.

To get the MethodAttributes, first get the type. From the type, get the method. From the method, get the MethodAttributes.

Notes to Implementers

Use the Attributes property to determine whether a method is public, private, final, virtual, and so on.

The following code example displays the attributes of the user-defined method Mymethod.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Reflection;
using namespace System::Runtime::InteropServices;
public ref class AttributesSample
{
public:
   void Mymethod( int int1m, [Out]interior_ptr<String^> str2m, interior_ptr<String^> str3m )
   {
       *str2m = "in Mymethod";
   }
};

void PrintAttributes( Type^ attribType, int iAttribValue )
{
   if (  !attribType->IsEnum )
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "This type is not an enum." );
      return;
   }

   array<FieldInfo^>^fields = attribType->GetFields( static_cast<BindingFlags>(BindingFlags::Public | BindingFlags::Static) );
   for ( int i = 0; i < fields->Length; i++ )
   {
      int fieldvalue = safe_cast<Int32>(fields[ i ]->GetValue( nullptr ));
      if ( (fieldvalue & iAttribValue) == fieldvalue )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( fields[ i ]->Name );
      }
   }
}

int main()
{
   Console::WriteLine( "Reflection.MethodBase.Attributes Sample" );

   // Get the type.
   Type^ MyType = Type::GetType( "AttributesSample" );

   // Get the method Mymethod on the type.
   MethodBase^ Mymethodbase = MyType->GetMethod( "Mymethod" );

   // Display the method name.
   Console::WriteLine( "Mymethodbase = {0}", Mymethodbase );

   // Get the MethodAttribute enumerated value.
   MethodAttributes Myattributes = Mymethodbase->Attributes;

   // Display the flags that are set.
   PrintAttributes( System::Reflection::MethodAttributes::typeid, (int)Myattributes );
   return 0;
}

This code produces the following output:

Reflection.MethodBase.Attributes Sample

Mymethodbase = Void Mymethod(Int32, System.String ByRef, System.String ByRef)

PrivateScope

FamANDAssem

Family

Public

HideBySig

ReuseSlot

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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