GetCustomAttributes Method (Assembly, Type)

Attribute.GetCustomAttributes Method (Assembly, Type)

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Retrieves an array of the custom attributes applied to an assembly. Parameters specify the assembly, and the type of the custom attribute to search for.

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

public static Attribute[] GetCustomAttributes(
	Assembly element,
	Type attributeType
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly
An object derived from the Assembly class that describes a reusable collection of modules.
attributeType
Type: System.Type
The type, or a base type, of the custom attribute to search for.

Return Value

Type: System.Attribute []
An Attribute array that contains the custom attributes of type attributeType applied to element, or an empty array if no such custom attributes exist.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element or attributeType is null.

ArgumentException

attributeType is not derived from Attribute.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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