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I have a method call that returns System.<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">Type</code>. I want to make use of the type and do some reflection from C++. Have code like this:</p>
<pre class="default prettyprint" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;padding-top:5px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:5px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif;overflow-x:auto;overflow-y:auto;width:auto;max-height:600px">
<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif"><span class="typ" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">MonoClass</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">*</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> klass </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">=</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(</span><span class="typ" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">MonoClass</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">*)</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">mono_runtime_invoke </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(...);</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"><br>
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I am pretty sure that the casting to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoClass*</code> is not appropriate. The mono_runtime_invoke() function returns a<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoObject*</code>. How do I coerce the MonoObject* containing a reference to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">Type</code> to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoClass*</code>. I want to be able to be able to call:</p>
<pre class="default prettyprint" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;padding-top:5px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:5px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif;overflow-x:auto;overflow-y:auto;width:auto;max-height:600px">
<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif"><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">mono_class_get_properties </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">type</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">,</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">&amp;</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">iter</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">)</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"><br>
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iteratively, later.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:1em;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;clear:both;word-wrap:break-word">
FYI: I posted this on stackoverflow @ <a href="http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8483406/coercing-monoobject-to-monoclass-where-a-method-call-returns-a-type">http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8483406/coercing-monoobject-to-monoclass-where-a-method-call-returns-a-type</a> if anyone cares to answer.  </p>
<div>Thanks</div><div><br></div><div>Jonathan</div></div>