GUID Property

Type::GUID Property


Gets the GUID associated with the Type.

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

property Guid GUID {
	virtual Guid get() abstract;

Property Value

Type: System::Guid

The GUID associated with the Type.



A GUID is associated with a type using the GuidAttribute attribute.

The following example creates the class MyClass1 with a public method, creates a Type object corresponding to MyClass1, and gets the Guid structure using the GUID property of the Type class.

using namespace System;
ref class MyGetTypeFromCLSID
   ref class MyClass1
      void MyMethod1(){}

int main()

   // Get the type corresponding to the class MyClass.
   Type^ myType = MyGetTypeFromCLSID::MyClass1::typeid;

   // Get the Object* of the Guid.
   Guid myGuid = (Guid)myType->GUID;
   Console::WriteLine( "The name of the class is {0}", myType );
   Console::WriteLine( "The ClassId of MyClass is {0}", myType->GUID );

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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