MethodBase::Attributes Property

 

Gets the attributes associated with this method.

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

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

Property Value

Type: System.Reflection::MethodAttributes

One of the MethodAttributes values.

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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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