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Converting string to Event type

Posted on 2006-06-14
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string temp = fileNewMenuItem_Click;
System.EventHandler temp = new System.EventHandler(temp);

How can I do this conversion....

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This should work:

  {
    string temp = "fileNewMenuItem_Click";
    EventHandler handler = (EventHandler)Delegate.CreateDelegate(typeof(EventHandler), this, temp);

    handler(null, null);
  }

  void fileNewMenuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
  {
  }

if fileNewMenuItem_Click is a static method use,

  EventHandler handler = (EventHandler)Delegate.CreateDelegate(typeof(EventHandler), typeof(CLASS_NAME), temp);
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by:prgeorge3383
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cool it worked great
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