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

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