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Dictionary.System.Collections.IDictionary.IsFixedSize Property

Gets a value indicating whether the IDictionary has a fixed size.

Namespace: System.Collections.Generic
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

bool IDictionary.IsFixedSize { get; }
Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the IDictionary has a fixed size; otherwise, false. In the default implementation of Dictionary, this property always returns false.

A collection with a fixed size does not allow the addition or removal of elements after the collection is created, but it allows the modification of existing elements.

A collection with a fixed size is simply a collection with a wrapper that prevents adding and removing elements; therefore, if changes are made to the underlying collection, including the addition or removal of elements, the fixed-size collection reflects those changes.

Getting the value of this property is an O(1) operation.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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