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Array.GetLength Method

Gets a 32-bit integer that represents the number of elements in the specified dimension of the Array.

[Visual Basic]
Public Function GetLength( _
   ByVal dimension As Integer _
) As Integer
[C#]
public int GetLength(
 int dimension
);
[C++]
public: int GetLength(
 int dimension
);
[JScript]
public function GetLength(
   dimension : int
) : int;

Parameters

dimension
A zero-based dimension of the Array whose length needs to be determined.

Return Value

A 32-bit integer that represents the number of elements in the specified dimension.

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
IndexOutOfRangeException dimension is less than zero.

-or-

dimension is equal to or greater than Rank.

Remarks

An example of GetLength is GetLength(0), which returns the number of elements in the first dimension of the Array.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

Array Class | Array Members | System Namespace | Length | ICollection.Count | Rank

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