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Delegate.CreateDelegate Method (Type, Object, String, Boolean, Boolean)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Creates a delegate of the specified type that represents the specified instance method to invoke on the specified class instance, with the specified case-sensitivity and the specified behavior on failure to bind.

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

public static Delegate CreateDelegate (
	Type type,
	Object target,
	string method,
	bool ignoreCase,
	bool throwOnBindFailure
)
public static Delegate CreateDelegate (
	Type type, 
	Object target, 
	String method, 
	boolean ignoreCase, 
	boolean throwOnBindFailure
)
public static function CreateDelegate (
	type : Type, 
	target : Object, 
	method : String, 
	ignoreCase : boolean, 
	throwOnBindFailure : boolean
) : Delegate

Parameters

type

The Type of delegate to create.

target

The class instance on which method is invoked.

method

The name of the instance method that the delegate is to represent.

ignoreCase

A Boolean indicating whether to ignore the case when comparing the name of the method.

throwOnBindFailure

true to throw an exception if method cannot be bound; otherwise, false.

Return Value

A delegate of the specified type that represents the specified instance method to invoke on the specified class instance.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

type is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

target is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

method is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

type does not inherit MulticastDelegate.

-or-

type is not a RuntimeType. See Runtime Types in Reflection.

-or-

method is not an instance method.

-or-

method cannot be bound, for example because it cannot be found, and throwOnBindFailure is true.

MissingMethodException

The Invoke method of type is not found.

MethodAccessException

The caller does not have the permissions necessary to access method.

This method creates delegates for instance methods only. An instance method is a method that is associated with an instance of a class; a static method is a method that is associated with the class itself.

  • ReflectionPermission  for access to the method represented by the delegate. Associated enumeration: ReflectionPermissionFlag.MemberAccess.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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