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ArrayList.Reverse Method (Int32, Int32)

Reverses the order of the elements in the specified range.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Sub Reverse ( _
	index As Integer, _
	count As Integer _
)

Parameters

index
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based starting index of the range to reverse.

count
Type: System.Int32

The number of elements in the range to reverse.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is less than zero.

-or-

count is less than zero.

ArgumentException

index and count do not denote a valid range of elements in the ArrayList.

NotSupportedException

The ArrayList is read-only.

This method uses Array.Reverse to reverse the order of the elements, such that the element at ArrayList [i], where i is any index within the range, moves to ArrayList [j], where j equals index + index + count - i - 1.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is count.

The following code example shows how to reverse the sort order of the values in a range of elements in an ArrayList.

Imports System
Imports System.Collections

Public Class SamplesArrayList

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        ' Creates and initializes a new ArrayList. 
        Dim myAL As New ArrayList()
        myAL.Add("The")
        myAL.Add("QUICK")
        myAL.Add("BROWN")
        myAL.Add("FOX")
        myAL.Add("jumps")
        myAL.Add("over")
        myAL.Add("the")
        myAL.Add("lazy")
        myAL.Add("dog")

        ' Displays the values of the ArrayList.
        Console.WriteLine("The ArrayList initially contains the following values:")
        PrintValues(myAL)

        ' Reverses the sort order of the values of the ArrayList.
        myAL.Reverse(1, 3)

        ' Displays the values of the ArrayList.
        Console.WriteLine("After reversing:")
        PrintValues(myAL)

    End Sub 'Main

    Public Shared Sub PrintValues(myList As IEnumerable)
        Dim obj As [Object]
        For Each obj In  myList
            Console.WriteLine("   {0}", obj)
        Next obj
        Console.WriteLine()
    End Sub 'PrintValues

End Class 'SamplesArrayList


' This code produces the following output. 
'  
' The ArrayList initially contains the following values: 
'    The 
'    QUICK 
'    BROWN 
'    FOX 
'    jumps 
'    over 
'    the 
'    lazy 
'    dog 

' After reversing: 
'    The 
'    FOX 
'    BROWN 
'    QUICK 
'    jumps 
'    over 
'    the 
'    lazy 
'    dog

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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