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Custom Attribute and visibility of the object it is attached to

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Hi,

If I create a custom attribute how can I access the Property it wraps.  So basically the scope of the attribute I am crating is only for properties but I assume that the answer to this will probably answer how a method or class attribute can get access to the method or class IT wraps.

So if I have a property called MyProperty and a custom attribute called MyAttribute.  How can MyAttribute see the property MyProperty.

TIA

Andrew
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Attribues are attached to the type, not an instance.

When you go

typeof(MyType).GetCustomAttributes ... etc

This will get you instances of your attributes but no instances of MyType exist here, so from within your attribute class there is no parent instance of the class it belongs to, i expect its possible to get the PropertyInfo object about the property it is attached to..
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