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MethodInfo Class

Discovers the attributes of a method and provides access to method metadata.

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

<SerializableAttribute> _
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
<ClassInterfaceAttribute(ClassInterfaceType.None)> _
<PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name := "FullTrust")> _
Public MustInherit Class MethodInfo _
	Inherits MethodBase _
	Implements _MethodInfo
Dim instance As MethodInfo

Instances of MethodInfo are obtained by calling the GetMethods or GetMethod method of a Type object or of an object that derives from Type, or by calling the MakeGenericMethod method of a MethodInfo that represents a generic method definition.

For a list of the invariant conditions for terms specific to generic methods, see the IsGenericMethod property. For a list of the invariant conditions for other terms used in generic reflection, see the IsGenericType property.

Notes to Inheritors:

When you inherit from MethodInfo, you must override MethodInfo.GetBaseDefinition, MethodInfo.ReturnType, MethodInfo.ReturnTypeCustomAttributes, MethodBase.GetParameters, MethodBase.GetMethodImplementationFlags, MethodBase.MethodHandle, MethodBase.Attributes, MethodBase.Invoke, MemberInfo.Name, MemberInfo.MemberType, MemberInfo.DeclaringType, MemberInfo.ReflectedType, MemberInfo.GetCustomAttributes, MemberInfo.GetCustomAttributes, and MemberInfo.IsDefined.

This type is thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0