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Gets a property's type
    
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#region Usings
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Text;
using System.Linq.Expressions;
using System.Collections;
#endregion

namespace Utilities
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Utility class that handles various
    /// functions dealing with reflection.
    /// </summary>
    public static class Reflection
    {

        /// <summary>
        /// Gets a property's type
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="SourceObject">object who contains the property</param>
        /// <param name="PropertyPath">Path of the property (ex: Prop1.Prop2.Prop3 would be
        /// the Prop1 of the source object, which then has a Prop2 on it, which in turn
        /// has a Prop3 on it.)</param>
        /// <returns>The type of the property specified or null if it can not be reached.</returns>
        public static Type GetPropertyType(object SourceObject, string PropertyPath)
        {
            try
            {
                if (SourceObject == null || string.IsNullOrEmpty(PropertyPath))
                    return null;
                string[] Splitter = "." };
                string[] SourceProperties = PropertyPath.Split(Splitter, StringSplitOptions.None);
                object TempSourceProperty = SourceObject;
                Type PropertyType = SourceObject.GetType();
                PropertyInfo PropertyInfo = null;
                for (int x = 0; x < SourceProperties.Length; ++x)
                {
                    PropertyInfo = PropertyType.GetProperty(SourceProperties[x]);
                    PropertyType = PropertyInfo.PropertyType;
                }
                return PropertyType;
            }
            catch throw}
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Gets a property's type
        /// </summary>
        /// <typeparam name="T">Object type</typeparam>
        /// <param name="PropertyPath">Path of the property (ex: Prop1.Prop2.Prop3 would be
        /// the Prop1 of the source object, which then has a Prop2 on it, which in turn
        /// has a Prop3 on it.)</param>
        /// <returns>The type of the property specified or null if it can not be reached.</returns>
        public static Type GetPropertyType<T>(string PropertyPath)
        {
            try
            {
                if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(PropertyPath))
                    return null;
                Type ObjectType = typeof(T);
                object Object = ObjectType.Assembly.CreateInstance(ObjectType.FullName);
                return GetPropertyType(Object, PropertyPath);
            }
            catch throw}
        }
   }
}

   
    
    
    
  
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