Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The LayoutMask is used to select the class layout attributes. The class layout attributes (AutoLayout, SequentialLayout and ExplicitLayout) define how the fields of the class instance are laid out in memory.
For more information, see section 9.1.2 of the specification for the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) documentation, "Partition II: Metadata Definition and Semantics". The documentation is available online; see ECMA C# and Common Language Infrastructure Standards on MSDN and Standard ECMA-335 - Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) on the Ecma International Web site.
If the current Type represents a constructed generic type, this property applies to the generic type definition from which the type was constructed. For example, if the current Type represents MyGenericType<int> (MyGenericType(Of Integer) in Visual Basic), the value of this property is determined by MyGenericType<T>.
If the current Type represents a type parameter in the definition of a generic type or generic method, this property always returns false.