DotNet::Services.CallStaticFunction Method

Syntax

dim Result as L = CallStaticFunction(FullyQualifiedFunctionName as C, OPTIONAL Assembly as DotNet::AssemblyReference = null_value(), PARAMS Arguments as A)

Arguments

FullyQualifiedFunctionNameCharacter

AssemblyDotNet::AssemblyReference

 

ArgumentsAny Type

 

Returns

ResultLogical

A .t. or .f. value indicating whether or not the call to the static function succeeded. The DotNet::Services CallResult property will contain additional information about the error.

Description

Use CallStaticFunction() to call a static/class function in an arbitrary .NET class without having to register the assembly in the Alpha Anywhere type system.

 Example

Calling a static function in a system class that is registered in the global assembly cache (GAC).

Dim FunctionName as C = "System::DateTime::DaysInMonth"
Dim Services as DotNet::Services

If .not. Services.CallStaticFunction(FunctionName, 1959, 2)
    UI_Msg_Box("Error calling function " + FunctionName, \
Services.CallResult.Text)
Else
    UI_Msg_Box("Function " + FunctionName + \
        " returned the following value", "" + \
        Services.CallResult.ResultDataValue)
End if