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Type.GetTypeCode Method

Gets the underlying type code of the specified Type.

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

static member GetTypeCode : 
        type:Type -> TypeCode

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The type whose underlying type code to get.

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The code of the underlying type, or Empty if type is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

When you inherit from Type, you can change the behavior of this method by overriding the GetTypeCodeImpl method.

The following code example demonstrates how the TypeCode enumeration can be used. In a decision block inside the WriteObjectInfo method, the TypeCode of an Object parameter is examined, and an appropriate message is written to the console.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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