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Get the type of the Property.


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using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Specialized;
using System.Reflection;

//using Dotnet.Commons.Lang;

namespace Dotnet.Commons.Reflection
  /// <summary>
  /// This class contains utility methods that perform operations on object properties. 
  /// </summary>
  /// <remarks> 
  ///  Copyright 2006 by Edward Lim.
  /// All rights reserved.
  /// </remarks>
  public sealed class PropertyUtils
    private PropertyUtils()  {}

    /// --------------------------------------------------------------------  
    /// <summary>
    /// Get the type of the Property.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="targetObj">the object to investigate</param>
    /// <param name="property">name of the property</param>
    /// <param name="searchPrivate">flag to indicate if the the search should include private properties</param>
    /// <returns>the Type of the property</returns>
    /// --------------------------------------------------------------------  
    public static Type GetPropertyType(object targetObj, string property, bool searchPrivate)
      if (targetObj == null)
        throw new System.ArgumentNullException("targetObject");

      if ((property == null) || (property.Length < 1))
        return null;

      BindingFlags flags = BindingFlags.Public | BindingFlags.Instance | BindingFlags.Static;

      if (searchPrivate)
        flags = flags | BindingFlags.NonPublic;

      PropertyInfo propInfo = targetObj.GetType().GetProperty(property);

      return propInfo.PropertyType;


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