Type.GetTypeFromHandle Method (RuntimeTypeHandle)

 

Gets the type referenced by the specified type handle.

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

Public Shared Function GetTypeFromHandle (
	handle As RuntimeTypeHandle
) As Type

Parameters

handle
Type: System.RuntimeTypeHandle

The object that refers to the type.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

The type referenced by the specified RuntimeTypeHandle, or null if the Value property of handle is null.

Exception Condition
TargetInvocationException

A class initializer is invoked and throws an exception.

The handles are valid only in the application domain in which they were obtained.

The following example uses the GetTypeFromHandle method to get a Type object from a RuntimeTypeHandle provided by the GetTypeHandle method.

   Dim myClass1 As New MyClass1()
   ' Get the type referenced by the specified type handle.
   Dim myClass1Type As Type = Type.GetTypeFromHandle(Type.GetTypeHandle(MyClass1))
   Console.WriteLine(("The Names of the Attributes :" + myClass1Type.Attributes.ToString()))
End Sub 'Main 

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