ExportProvider.GetExports Method (Type, Type, String)


Gets all the exports with the specified contract name.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel.Composition.Hosting
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.Composition (in System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll)

Public Function GetExports (
	type As Type,
	metadataViewType As Type,
	contractName As String
) As IEnumerable(Of Lazy(Of ObjectObject))


Type: System.Type

The type parameter of the Lazy(Of T, TMetadata) objects to return.

Type: System.Type

The type of the metadata view of the Lazy(Of T, TMetadata) objects to return.

Type: System.String

The contract name of the Lazy(Of T, TMetadata) object to return, or null or an empty string ("") to use the default contract name.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable(Of Lazy(Of ObjectObject))

A collection of all the Lazy(Of T, TMetadata) objects for the contract matching contractName.

Exception Condition

The CompositionContainer object has been disposed of.


type is null.


metadataViewType is not a valid metadata view type.

The default contract name is the result of calling the GetContractName method on type.

The contract name is compared by using the Ordinal property to perform a case-sensitive, non-linguistic comparison.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
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