IsDefined Method (Assembly, Type, Boolean)

Attribute.IsDefined Method (Assembly, Type, Boolean)

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Determines whether any custom attributes are applied to an assembly. Parameters specify the assembly, the type of the custom attribute to search for, and an ignored search option.

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

public static bool IsDefined(
	Assembly element,
	Type attributeType,
	bool inherit
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Reflection.Assembly
An object derived from the Assembly class that describes a reusable collection of modules.
attributeType
Type: System.Type
The type, or a base type, of the custom attribute to search for.
inherit
Type: System.Boolean
This parameter is ignored, and does not affect the operation of this method.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a custom attribute of type attributeType is applied to element; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

element or attributeType is null.

ArgumentException

attributeType is not derived from Attribute.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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