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MethodInfo.ReturnType Property

Gets the return type of this method.

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

'Declaration
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.Reflection

Class Example

   Public Shared Function Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock) As Integer
      outputBlock.Text &= ControlChars.Cr + "Reflection.MethodInfo" & vbCrLf

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

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


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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