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DataObject Constructor (Type, Object)

Initializes a new instance of the DataObject class that contains the specified data and its associated format; the data format is specified by a Type object.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public DataObject(
	Type format,
	Object data
)
You cannot use constructors in XAML.

Parameters

format
Type: System.Type

A Type that specifies the format for the data. For a set of predefined data formats, see the DataFormats class.

data
Type: System.Object

The data to store in this data object.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

data or format is null.

The following example creates a new data object and uses this constructor to initialize the data object with a string and a specified data format. In this case, the data format is specified by a Type parameter. Auto-converting of the stored data is allowed by default.

string stringData = "Some string data to store...";
Type dataFormat = stringData.GetType();
DataObject dataObject = new DataObject(dataFormat, stringData);

The following example is a condensed version of the previous example.

DataObject dataObject = new DataObject("".GetType(), "Some string data to store...");

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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