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TypeDescriptor.GetReflectionType Method (Type)


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Returns a Type that can be used to perform reflection, given a class type.

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

public static Type GetReflectionType(
	Type type


Type: System.Type

The Type of the target component.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

A Type of the specified class.

Exception Condition

type is null.

The GetReflectionType method is a low-level version of the GetTypeDescriptor method. GetReflectionType is typically used to perform standard reflection against a class when no custom type descriptor can be located for it.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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