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AppDomain.CreateInstanceFromAndUnwrap Method (String, String)

Creates a new instance of the specified type defined in the specified assembly file.

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

public Object CreateInstanceFromAndUnwrap(
	string assemblyName,
	string typeName
)

Parameters

assemblyName
Type: System.String

The file name and path of the assembly that defines the requested type.

typeName
Type: System.String

The fully qualified name of the requested type, including the namespace but not the assembly, as returned by the Type.FullName property.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The requested object, or null if typeName is not found.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

assemblyName is null.

-or-

typeName is null.

AppDomainUnloadedException

The operation is attempted on an unloaded application domain.

FileNotFoundException

assemblyName was not found.

TypeLoadException

typeName was not found in assemblyName.

MissingMethodException

No parameterless public constructor was found.

MethodAccessException

The caller does not have sufficient permission to call this constructor.

BadImageFormatException

assemblyName is not a valid assembly.

-or-

Version 2.0 or later of the common language runtime is currently loaded and assemblyName was compiled with a later version.

FileLoadException

An assembly or module was loaded twice with two different evidences.

This is a convenience method that combines CreateInstanceFrom and ObjectHandle.Unwrap. This method calls the default constructor for typeName.

For more information, see the Activator.CreateInstanceFrom method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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