Type.TypeHandle Property

 

Gets the handle for the current Type.

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

abstract TypeHandle : RuntimeTypeHandle with get
override TypeHandle : RuntimeTypeHandle with get

Property Value

Type: System.RuntimeTypeHandle

The handle for the current Type.

Exception Condition
NotSupportedException

The .NET Compact Framework does not currently support this property.

TypeHandle encapsulates a pointer to an internal data structure that represents the type. This handle is unique during the process lifetime. The handle is valid only in the application domain in which it was obtained.

The following example returns the handle of the corresponding type and passes the handle to a method that gets the type from the handle and displays it.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

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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