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MethodInfo.ReturnType Property

Gets the return type of this method.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property ReturnType As Type

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The return type of this method.



To get the return type property, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the MethodInfo. From the MethodInfo, get the ReturnType.

The following example displays the return type of the specified method.

Imports System
Imports System.Reflection
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Class Mymethodinfo1

    Public Shared Function Main() As Integer
        Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Reflection.MethodInfo")

        'Get the Type and MethodInfo.
        Dim MyType As Type = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.FieldInfo")
        Dim Mymethodinfo As MethodInfo = MyType.GetMethod("GetValue")
        Console.Write(ControlChars.Cr _
           + MyType.FullName + "." + Mymethodinfo.Name)

        'Get and display the ReturnType.
        Console.Write(ControlChars.Cr _
           + "ReturnType = {0}", Mymethodinfo.ReturnType)
        Return 0
    End Function
End Class

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.