CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes Method (Assembly)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes that are applied to a specified assembly.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assemblies:   System.Reflection.Extensions (in System.Reflection.Extensions.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static IEnumerable<Attribute> GetCustomAttributes(
	this Assembly element
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly

The assembly to inspect.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Attribute>
A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Assembly. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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