GetCustomAttributes(T) Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes(Of T) Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Retrieves a collection of custom attributes of a specified type that are applied to a specified member, and optionally inspects the ancestors of that member.

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

<ExtensionAttribute>
Public Shared Function GetCustomAttributes(Of T As Attribute) (
	element As MemberInfo,
	inherit As Boolean
) As IEnumerable(Of T)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo

The member to inspect.

inherit
Type: System.Boolean

true to inspect the ancestors of element; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable(Of T)

A collection of the custom attributes that are applied to element and that match T, or an empty collection if no such attributes exist.

Type Parameters

T

The type of attribute to search for.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

element is null.

NotSupportedException

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

TypeLoadException

A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.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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