Attribute.GetCustomAttribute Method (MemberInfo, Type, Boolean)
Retrieves a custom attribute applied to a member of a type. Parameters specify the member, the type of the custom attribute to search for, and whether to search ancestors of the member.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function GetCustomAttribute ( _ element As MemberInfo, _ attributeType As Type, _ inherit As Boolean _ ) As Attribute
- Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
An object derived from the MemberInfo class that describes a constructor, event, field, method, or property member of a class.
- Type: System.Type
The type, or a base type, of the custom attribute to search for.
- Type: System.Boolean
If true, specifies to also search the ancestors of element for custom attributes.
Return ValueType: System.Attribute
A reference to the single custom attribute of type attributeType that is applied to element, or Nothing if there is no such attribute.
element or attributeType is Nothing.
attributeType is not derived from Attribute.
element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.
More than one of the requested attributes was found.
A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.