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I have an attribute, SelectAttribute, that I can apply to fields and properties. If possible, I want the attribute to run a check to verify that it goes only on fields and properties of type string.

I am using C# 2015, .Net version 4.8.

What I have tried:

Nothing so far, I am not sure if this is even possible.
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Updated 3-Apr-20 4:27am
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gggustafson 2-Apr-20 14:53pm
   
I think you'll need some form of Reflection.
j snooze 2-Apr-20 17:38pm
   
I concur with gggustafson. Use reflection to dive into objects, the properties and such.

1 solution

This documentation should set you down the right path
Accessing Attributes by Using Reflection (C#) | Microsoft Docs[^]
The worked example in that link uses the typeof the class with the attribute so in theory you could check for string
   
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Maciej Los 3-Apr-20 10:35am
   
5ed!

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