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C# in a Nutshell by Peter Drayton, Ted Neward, Ben Albahari

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Name

BindingFlags

Synopsis

This enumeration specifies how reflection searches for members. It is used by many types in the System and System.Reflection namespaces. The following list describes each enumeration member:

CreateInstance

Tells reflection to call a constructor that matches the specified arguments. If a member name is supplied, it is ignored.

DeclaredOnly

Specifies to search only from the declared methods, and not from the inherited ones.

Default

Specifies that all the default search parameters should be used.

ExactBinding

Ensures that arguments must match exactly (no downcasting is performed).

Static

Allows static members to match.

FlattenHierarchy

Allows matching of static methods from inherited classes.

GetField , GetProperty

Specify that the value of a specified field or property should be returned.

SetField , SetProperty

Allow you to set fields and properties.

IgnoreCase

Causes the search to be case-insensitive.

IgnoreReturn

Tells the search to ignore the return value. This is primarily used for COM Interop.

Public

Allows public members to be searched,

Instance

Specifies that instance members must be searched.

NonPublic

Allows nonpublic members to be searched.

InvokeMethod

Says that a method that is not a constructor should be invoked.

OptionalParamBinding

Allows matching based on the number of parameters for methods with optional arguments.

SuppressChangeType

Specifies that the CLR should not perform type coercions to invoke a method (as of this writing, SuppressChangeType ...

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