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CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttributes<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)

public static IEnumerable<T> GetCustomAttributes<T>(
	this MemberInfo element,
	bool inherit
)
where T : Attribute

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<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 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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