CustomAttributeExtensions.GetCustomAttribute<T> Method (MemberInfo)

[ 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 member.

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

public static T GetCustomAttribute<T>(
	this MemberInfo element
where T : Attribute

Type Parameters


The type of attribute to search for.


Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
The member to inspect.

Return Value

Type: T
A custom attribute that matches T, or null 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 MemberInfo. 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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