MethodInfo.ReturnType Property

Gets the return type of this method.

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

public virtual Type ReturnType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The return type of this method.

Implements

_MethodInfo.ReturnType

To get the return type property, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the MethodInfo. From the MethodInfo, get the ReturnType.

The following example displays the return type of the specified method.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Mymethodinfo
{
    public static int Main()
    {
        Console.WriteLine ("\nReflection.MethodInfo");

        // Get the Type and MethodInfo.
        Type MyType = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.FieldInfo");
        MethodInfo Mymethodinfo = MyType.GetMethod("GetValue");
        Console.Write ("\n" + MyType.FullName + "." + Mymethodinfo.Name);

        // Get and display the ReturnType.
        Console.Write ("\nReturnType = {0}", Mymethodinfo.ReturnType);
        return 0;
    }
}

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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