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VisualBasicExtensionsGetSpecialType Method



Gets the special type symbol in current compilation.

Namespace:  Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.VisualBasic.dll) Version: 2.3.0-dev-56735-00. Commit Hash: <developer build>
Syntax
public static INamedTypeSymbol GetSpecialType(
	this Compilation compilation,
	SpecialType typeId
)

Parameters

compilation
Type: Microsoft.CodeAnalysisCompilation
A source Compilation object.
typeId
Type: Microsoft.CodeAnalysisSpecialType
The SpecialType to get.

Return Value

Type: INamedTypeSymbol
A NamedTypeSymbol for the specified type in compilation; Null if compilation is Null.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Compilation. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
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