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Type.IsNestedPrivate Property

Gets a value indicating whether the Type is nested and declared private.

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

public bool IsNestedPrivate { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Type is nested and declared private; otherwise, false.

Implements

_Type.IsNestedPrivate

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

TypeAttributes.VisibilityMask selects the visibility attributes.

The following example creates an outer class with a number of nested classes that have various types of visibility. It then retrieves the value of a number of visibility-related Type properties for the parent type and each of its nested types.

using System;

// Create a class with a number of nested classes. 
public class OuterClass
{
    private class PrivateClass
    {}

    protected class ProtectedClass
    {}

    internal class InternalClass
    {}

    protected internal class ProtectedInternalClass
    {}

    public class PublicClass
    {}

    public static void Main()
    {
        // Create an array of Type objects for all the classes.
        Type[] types = { typeof(OuterClass),
                         typeof(OuterClass.PublicClass),
                         typeof(OuterClass.PrivateClass),
                         typeof(OuterClass.ProtectedClass),
                         typeof(OuterClass.InternalClass),
                         typeof(OuterClass.ProtectedInternalClass) };
        // Display the property values of each nested class. 
        foreach (var type in types) {
           Console.WriteLine("\n{0} property values:", type.Name);
           Console.WriteLine("   Public Class: {0}", type.IsPublic);
           Console.WriteLine("   Not a Public Class: {0}", type.IsNotPublic);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Class: {0}", type.IsNested);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Private Class: {0}", type.IsNestedPrivate);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Internal Class: {0}", type.IsNestedAssembly);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Protected Class: {0}", type.IsNestedFamily);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Family Or Assembly Class: {0}", type.IsNestedFamORAssem);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Family And Assembly Class: {0}", type.IsNestedFamANDAssem);
           Console.WriteLine("   Nested Public Class: {0}", type.IsNestedPublic);
        }
    }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//    OuterClass property values: 
//       Public Class: True 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: False 
//       Nested Private Class: False 
//       Nested Internal Class: False 
//       Nested Protected Class: False 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: False 
// 
//    PublicClass property values: 
//       Public Class: False 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: True 
//       Nested Private Class: False 
//       Nested Internal Class: False 
//       Nested Protected Class: False 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: True 
// 
//    PrivateClass property values: 
//       Public Class: False 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: True 
//       Nested Private Class: True 
//       Nested Internal Class: False 
//       Nested Protected Class: False 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: False 
// 
//    ProtectedClass property values: 
//       Public Class: False 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: True 
//       Nested Private Class: False 
//       Nested Internal Class: False 
//       Nested Protected Class: True 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: False 
// 
//    InternalClass property values: 
//       Public Class: False 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: True 
//       Nested Private Class: False 
//       Nested Internal Class: True 
//       Nested Protected Class: False 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: False 
// 
//    ProtectedInternalClass property values: 
//       Public Class: False 
//       Not a Public Class: False 
//       Nested Class: True 
//       Nested Private Class: False 
//       Nested Internal Class: False 
//       Nested Protected Class: False 
//       Nested Family Or Assembly Class: True 
//       Nested Family And Assembly Class: False 
//       Nested Public Class: False

.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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