Class Type::ValueOrRefType

A value or reference type.

Either a value type (ValueType) or a reference type (RefType).

Direct supertypes

Indirect supertypes

Known direct subtypes

Predicates

getABaseInterface

Gets an immediate base interface of this type, if any.

getABaseType

Gets an immediate base type of this type, if any.

getAChildType

Gets a nested child type, if any.

getAConstant

Gets a member constant of this type, if any.

getAConstructor

Gets a static or instance constructor of this type, if any.

getADepth

Gets the length of some path to the root of the hierarchy.

getAField

Gets a field (or member constant) of this type, if any.

getAMember

Gets a member of this type, if any.

getAMember

Gets a member of this type with the given name.

getAMethod

Gets a method of this type, if any.

getAMethod

Gets a method of this type with the given name.

getANestedType

Gets a nested type of this type, if any.

getAProperty

Gets a property of this type, if any.

getASubType

Gets an immediate subtype of this type, if any.

getAfferentCoupling

Gets the number of types that directly depend on this type.

getAnEvent

Gets an event of this type, if any.

getAnIndexer

Gets an indexer of this type, if any.

getAnOperator

Gets a user-defined operator of this type, if any.

getBaseClass

Gets the immediate base class of this class, if any.

getDeclaringNamespace

Gets the namespace declaring this type, if any.

getDeclaringType

Gets the type containing this declaration, if any.

getEfferentCoupling

Gets the number of types that this type directly depends upon.

getInheritanceDepth

Gets the depth of inheritance, which is the maximum distance from object in the type hierarchy. Types that are very deeply nested may be difficult to maintain.

getLackOfCohesionCK

Gets the Chidamber and Kemerer lack of cohesion metric.

getLackOfCohesionHS

Gets the Henderson-Sellers lack of cohesion metric.

getNamespace

Gets the namespace containing this type.

getNumberOfAncestors

Gets the number of (direct or indirect) base types.

getNumberOfCallables

Gets the number of callables in this type.

getParentNamespaceDeclaration

Gets the source namespace declaration in which this type is declared, if any. This only holds for non-nested types.

getProperty

Gets a named property of this type.

getResponse

Gets the response of this type, which is defined as the total number of callables invoked by this type. This is computed as the total number of calls made by callables in this type, excluding member accesses.

getSourceDeclaration

Gets the unbound version of this declaration.

getStaticConstructor

Gets the static constructor of this type, if any.

getUndecoratedName

Gets the name of this type without additional syntax such as [], *, or <...>.

hasCallable

Holds if this type has callable c, that is, either c is declared in this type, or c is inherited by this type.

hasMember

Holds if this type has member m, that is, either m is declared in this type, or m is inherited by this type.

hasMethod

Holds if this type has method m, that is, either m is declared in this type, or m is inherited by this type.

hasQualifiedName

Holds if this type has the qualified name qualifier.name.

toString

Gets a textual representation of this element.

Inherited predicates

compiledFromSource

Holds if this element was compiled from source code that is also present in the database. That is, this element corresponds to another element from source.

from NamedElement
containsTypeParameters

Holds if this type contains one or more type parameters.

from Type
fromLibrary

Holds if this element is from an assembly.

from Element
fromSource

Holds if this element is from source code.

from Element
getAChild

Gets a child of this element, if any.

from Type
getALocation

Gets a location of this element, including sources and assemblies.

from Type
getAModifier

Gets a modifier of this declaration.

from Modifiable
getAnAccess

Gets an access to this member.

from Member
getAnAttribute

Gets an attribute attached to this element, if any.

from Attributable
getChild

Gets the ith child of this element (zero-based).

from Type
getFile

Gets the file containing this element.

from Element
getIndex

Gets the index of this element among its parent’s other children (zero-based).

from Element
getLabel

Gets a unique string label for this element.

from ValueOrRefType
getLanguage

Gets the “language” of this program element, as defined by the extension of the filename. For example, C# has language “cs”, and Visual Basic has language “vb”.

from Element
getLocation

Gets the location of this element. Where an element has locations in source and assemblies, choose the source location. If there are multiple assembly locations, choose only one.

from Element
getName

Gets the name of this element.

from Type
getNumberOfChildren

Gets the number of children of this element.

from Element
getParent

Gets the parent of this element, if any.

from Element
getQualifiedName

Gets the fully qualified name of this element, for example the fully qualified name of M on line 3 is N.C.M in

from NamedElement
getQualifiedNameWithTypes

Gets the fully qualified name of this declaration, including types, for example the fully qualified name with types of M on line 3 is N.C.M(int, string) in

from Declaration
hasLocationInfo

Holds if this element is at the specified location. The location spans column startcolumn of line startline to column endcolumn of line endline in file filepath. For more information, see Locations.

from Attributable
hasModifier

Holds if this declaration has name as a modifier.

from Modifiable
hasName

Holds if this element has name ‘name’.

from NamedElement
hasQualifiedName

Holds if this element has qualified name qualifiedName, for example System.Console.WriteLine.

from NamedElement
isAbstract

Holds if this declaration is abstract.

from Modifiable
isAsync

Holds if this declaration is async.

from Modifiable
isCompilerGenerated

Holds if this declaration has been generated by the compiler, for example implicit constructors or accessors.

from Declaration
isConst

Holds if this declaration is const.

from Modifiable
isEffectivelyInternal

Holds if this declaration is effectively internal (either directly or because one of the enclosing types is internal).

from Modifiable
isEffectivelyPrivate

Holds if this declaration is effectively private (either directly or because one of the enclosing types is private).

from Modifiable
isEffectivelyPublic

Holds if this declaration is effectively public, because it and all enclosing types are public.

from Modifiable
isExtern

Holds if this declaration is extern.

from Modifiable
isImplicitlyConvertibleTo

Holds if this type is implicitly convertible to that type.

from Type
isInternal

Holds if this declaration is internal.

from Modifiable
isNew

Holds if this declaration has the modifier new.

from Modifiable
isPartial

Holds if this declaration is partial.

from Modifiable
isPrivate

Holds if this declaration is private.

from Modifiable
isProtected

Holds if this declaration is protected.

from Modifiable
isPublic

Holds if this declaration is public.

from Modifiable
isRefType

Holds if this type is a reference type, or a type parameter that is a reference type.

from Type
isSealed

Holds if this declaration is sealed.

from Modifiable
isSourceDeclaration

Holds if this declaration is unconstructed and in source code.

from Declaration
isStatic

Holds if this declaration is static.

from Modifiable
isUnsafe

Holds if this declaration is unsafe.

from Modifiable
isValueType

Holds if this type is a value type, or a type parameter that is a value type.

from Type
matchesHandle

Holds if other has the same metadata handle in the same assembly.

from NamedElement
toStringWithTypes

Gets the full textual representation of this element, including type information.

from Element