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Attribute.GetCustomAttributes Method (MemberInfo, Boolean)

Retrieves an array of the custom attributes 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.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetCustomAttributes ( _
	element As MemberInfo, _
	inherit As Boolean _
) As Attribute()

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.MemberInfo
An object derived from the MemberInfo class that describes a constructor, event, field, method, or property member of a class.
inherit
Type: System.Boolean
If true, specifies to also search the ancestors of element for custom attributes.

Return Value

Type: System.Attribute ()
An Attribute array that contains the custom attributes applied to element, or an empty array if no such custom attributes exist.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element is Nothing.

NotSupportedException

element is not a constructor, method, property, event, type, or field.

TypeLoadException

A custom attribute type cannot be loaded.

The return value contains the custom attributes for ancestors of element if inherit is true.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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