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Type.IsNestedFamORAssem Property

Gets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to either its own family or to its own assembly.

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

Public ReadOnly Property IsNestedFamORAssem As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Type is nested and visible only to classes that belong to its own family or to its own assembly; otherwise, false.



If the current Type represents a type parameter of a generic type, this property always returns false.

TypeAttributes.VisibilityMask selects the visibility attributes.

A Type object's family is defined as all objects of the exact same Type and of its subtypes.

The following example declares a nested class with visibility in its own family or in its own assembly and displays IsNestedFamORAssem property value of the nested class.

Imports System
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic
' Enclose a class.
Class MyClassA
    ' Protected friend nested class.
    Protected Friend Class MyClassB
    End Class 'MyClassB
End Class 'MyClassA
Class MyTestClass
    Public Shared Sub Main()
        ' Get the type of the nested class.
        Dim myTypeB As Type = GetType(MyClassA.MyClassB)
        ' Get the IsNestedFamORAssem property of the nested class.
        Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "The IsNestedFamORAssem property value of the nested class is {0}.", myTypeB.IsNestedFamORAssem.ToString())
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'MyTestClass

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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.