getSymbol static method

Symbol getSymbol(
  1. String name,
  2. [LibraryMirror? library]

Returns a symbol for name.

If library is not a LibraryMirror or if name is a private identifier and library is null, throws an ArgumentError. If name is a private identifier, the symbol returned is with respect to library.

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Using this method may result in larger output. If possible, use the const constructor of Symbol or symbol literals.


external static Symbol getSymbol(String name, [LibraryMirror? library]);