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_Type.GetNestedType Method (String, BindingFlags)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Type.GetNestedType method.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

Namespace: System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Type GetNestedType (
	string name,
	BindingFlags bindingAttr
Type GetNestedType (
	String name, 
	BindingFlags bindingAttr
function GetNestedType (
	name : String, 
	bindingAttr : BindingFlags
) : Type



The string containing the name of the nested type to get.


A bitmask comprised of one or more BindingFlags that specify how the search is conducted.


Zero, to return a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

A Type object representing the nested type that matches the specified requirements, if found; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The Type.GetNestedType method searches for the specified nested type, using the specified binding constraints.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0