SetProperty – Setting a property via reflection

SetProperty – Setting a property via reflection

' Set a property via reflection and return True if successful' Example: SetProperty(Button1, "Text", "Click me")Function SetProperty(ByVal obj As Object, ByVal propertyName As String, _    ByVal val As Object) As Boolean    Try        ' get a reference to the PropertyInfo, exit if no property with that         ' name        Dim pi As System.Reflection.PropertyInfo = obj.GetType().GetProperty _            (propertyName)        If pi Is Nothing Then Return False        ' convert the value to the expected type        val = Convert.ChangeType(val, pi.PropertyType)        ' attempt the assignment        pi.SetValue(obj, val, Nothing)        Return True    Catch        Return False    End TryEnd Function

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