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MethodDataCollection Class

Represents the set of methods available in the collection.

Namespace: System.Management
Assembly: System.Management (in system.management.dll)

public class MethodDataCollection : ICollection, IEnumerable
public class MethodDataCollection implements ICollection, IEnumerable
public class MethodDataCollection implements ICollection, IEnumerable

The following example lists information about the Win32_Process.Create method using the MethodData class. For more information on the Win32_Process class, see the Windows Management Instrumentation documentation in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass processClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_Process");
        processClass.Options.UseAmendedQualifiers = true;

        // Get the methods in the class
        MethodDataCollection methods =
            processClass.Methods;

        // display the method names
        Console.WriteLine("Method Name: ");
        foreach (MethodData method in methods)
        {
            if(method.Name.Equals("Create"))
            {
                Console.WriteLine(method.Name);
                Console.WriteLine("Description: " +
                    method.Qualifiers["Description"].Value);
                Console.WriteLine();

                Console.WriteLine("In-parameters: ");
                foreach(PropertyData i in 
                    method.InParameters.Properties)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(i.Name);
                }
                Console.WriteLine();

                Console.WriteLine("Out-parameters: ");
                foreach(PropertyData o in 
                    method.OutParameters.Properties)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(o.Name);
                }
                Console.WriteLine();

                Console.WriteLine("Qualifiers: ");
                foreach(QualifierData q in 
                    method.Qualifiers)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(q.Name);
                }
                Console.WriteLine();
  
            }
        } 
    }
}

System.Object
  System.Management.MethodDataCollection
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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