ITypeResolutionService.GetType Method (String, Boolean, Boolean)

Loads a type with the specified name.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Design
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Type GetType(
	string name,
	bool throwOnError,
	bool ignoreCase
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the type. If the type name is not a fully qualified name that indicates an assembly, this service will search its internal set of referenced assemblies.

throwOnError
Type: System.Boolean

true if this method should throw an exception if the assembly cannot be located; otherwise, false, and this method returns null if the assembly cannot be located.

ignoreCase
Type: System.Boolean

true to ignore case when searching for types; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
An instance of Type that corresponds to the specified name, or null if no type can be found.

If the type cannot be loaded and the throwOnError parameter is true, this will throw an exception.

.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
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