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CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes Method (MemberInfo)

.NET Framework (current version)

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

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

public static IEnumerable<Attribute> GetCustomAttributes(
	this MemberInfo element


Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo

The member 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.

Exception Condition

element is null.


element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.


A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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