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OpCodes.Refanytype Field

Retrieves the type token embedded in a typed reference.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared ReadOnly Refanytype As OpCode
public static readonly OpCode Refanytype;
public: static OpCode Refanytype;
public static var Refanytype : OpCode;


The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format Assembly Format Description
FE 1D refanytype Pushes the type token stored in a typed reference.

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. A value type reference is pushed onto the stack.
  2. The typed reference is popped from the stack and its corresponding type token retrieved.
  3. The type token is pushed onto the stack.

A typed reference contains a type token and an address to an object instance.

The refanytype instruction retrieves the type token embedded in the typed reference. See the Mkrefany instruction for information on creating typed references.

The following Emit constructor overload can use the refanytype opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

OpCodes Class | OpCodes Members | System.Reflection.Emit Namespace

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