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Type.Attributes Property

Gets the attributes associated with the Type.

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

public TypeAttributes Attributes { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Reflection.TypeAttributes
A TypeAttributes object representing the attribute set of the Type, unless the Type represents a generic type parameter, in which case the value is unspecified.



If the current Type represents a constructed generic type, this property returns the attributes of the generic type definition. For example, the attributes returned for MyGenericClass<int> (MyGenericClass(Of Integer) in Visual Basic) are the attributes of MyGenericClass<T> (MyGenericClass(Of T) in Visual Basic).

If the current Type represents a generic type parameter — that is, if the IsGenericParameter property returns true — the TypeAttributes value returned by this property is unspecified.

The following example shows the use of the Type.Attributes property.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

public class Class1 
    protected Type t;
    public void Method1() 
        if ((t.Attributes & TypeAttributes.ClassSemanticsMask) == TypeAttributes.Interface)
            Console.WriteLine ("t is an interface.");
        if ((t.Attributes & TypeAttributes.Public) != 0)
            Console.WriteLine ("t is public.");

.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

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.