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CustomAttributeExtensions.IsDefined Method (MemberInfo, Type, Boolean)

Indicates whether custom attributes of a specified type are applied to a specified member, and, optionally, applied to its ancestors.

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

public static bool IsDefined(
	this MemberInfo element,
	Type attributeType,
	bool inherit
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
The member to inspect.
attributeType
Type: System.Type
The type of the attribute to search for.

inherit
Type: System.Boolean
true to inspect the ancestors of element; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if an attribute of the specified type is applied to element; otherwise, false.

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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