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ExtendedHostFunctionstype(String, String, Object) Method

Imports a host type by name from the specified assembly.

Namespace: Microsoft.ClearScript
Assembly: ClearScript.Core (in ClearScript.Core.dll) Version: 7.4.5
public Object type(
	string name,
	string assemblyName,
	params Object[] hostTypeArgs


name  String
The fully qualified name of the host type to import.
assemblyName  String
The name of the assembly that contains the host type to import.
hostTypeArgs  Object
Optional generic type arguments.

Return Value

The imported host type.

Host types are imported in the form of objects whose properties and methods are bound to the host type's static members and nested types. If name refers to a generic type, the corresponding object will be invocable with type arguments to yield a specific type.

For more information about the mapping between host members and script-callable properties and methods, see AddHostObject.

The following code imports Enumerable and uses it to create an array of strings. It assumes that an instance of ExtendedHostFunctions is exposed under the name "host" (see AddHostObject).
var EnumerableT = host.type("System.Linq.Enumerable", "System.Core");
var Int32T = host.type("System.Int32");
var StringT = host.type("System.String");
var SelectorT = host.type("System.Func", Int32T, StringT);
var selector = host.del(SelectorT, function (num) { return StringT.Format("The number is {0}.", num); });
var array = EnumerableT.Range(0, 5).Select(selector).ToArray();
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