This is documentation for Mathematica 8, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
View current documentation (Version 11.1)


loads the specified type into the .NET runtime and returns a NETType expression that can be used to identify the type.
loads the type from the given assembly.
  • LoadNETType can load any of the types defined in .NET: classes, interfaces, structs (value types), enumerations, and delegates. The assembly in which the type is defined must have previously been loaded using LoadNETAssembly.
  • The following options can be given:
StaticsVisibleFalsemake static methods and fields accessible by just their names, not in a special context
AllowShortContextTruemake static methods and fields accessible only in the context that mirrors the full hierarchical namespace name
  • The assembly argument can be an assembly name, a NETAssembly expression, a .NET Assembly object, or a path or URL to an assembly file. If it is an assembly name, the assembly must already have been loaded.