Gets a property's value

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#region Usings
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Text;
using System.Linq.Expressions;
using System.Collections;
#endregion

namespace Utilities
{
///

/// Utility class that handles various
/// functions dealing with reflection.
///

public static class Reflection
{

///

/// Gets a property's value
///

/// object who contains the property /// Path of the property (ex: Prop1.Prop2.Prop3 would be
/// the Prop1 of the source object, which then has a Prop2 on it, which in turn
/// has a Prop3 on it.) /// The value contained in the property or null if the property can not
/// be reached

public static object GetPropertyValue(object SourceObject, string PropertyPath)
{
try
{
if (SourceObject == null || string.IsNullOrEmpty(PropertyPath))
return null;
string[] Splitter = { “.” };
string[] SourceProperties = PropertyPath.Split(Splitter, StringSplitOptions.None);
object TempSourceProperty = SourceObject;
Type PropertyType = SourceObject.GetType();
for (int x = 0; x < SourceProperties.Length; ++x) { PropertyInfo SourcePropertyInfo = PropertyType.GetProperty(SourceProperties[x]); if (SourcePropertyInfo == null) return null; TempSourceProperty = SourcePropertyInfo.GetValue(TempSourceProperty, null); if (TempSourceProperty == null) return null; PropertyType = SourcePropertyInfo.PropertyType; } return TempSourceProperty; } catch { throw; } } } } [/csharp][/csharp][/csharp][/csharp][/csharp][/csharp][/csharp]

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