GetCustomAttribute(T) Method (Assembly)

CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttribute(Of T) Method (Assembly)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Retrieves a custom attribute of a specified type that is applied to a specified assembly.

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

'Declaration
<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetCustomAttribute(Of T As Attribute) ( _
	element As Assembly _
) As T

Type Parameters

T

The type of attribute to search for.

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly
The assembly to inspect.

Return Value

Type: T
A custom attribute that matches T, or Nothing if no such attribute is found.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Assembly. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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