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NameObjectCollectionBase.BaseAdd Method

Adds an entry with the specified key and value into the NameObjectCollectionBase instance.

[Visual Basic]
Protected Sub BaseAdd( _
   ByVal name As String, _
   ByVal value As Object _
)
[C#]
protected void BaseAdd(
 string name,
 object value
);
[C++]
protected: void BaseAdd(
 String* name,
 Object* value
);
[JScript]
protected function BaseAdd(
   name : String,
 value : Object
);

Parameters

name
The String key of the entry to add. The key can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
value
The Object value of the entry to add. The value can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
NotSupportedException The collection is read-only.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following code example uses BaseAdd to create a new NameObjectCollectionBase with elements from an IDictionary.

[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Collections.Specialized

Public Class MyCollection
   Inherits NameObjectCollectionBase

   Private _de As New DictionaryEntry()

   ' Gets a key-and-value pair (DictionaryEntry) using an index.
   Default Public ReadOnly Property Item(index As Integer) As DictionaryEntry
      Get
         _de.Key = Me.BaseGetKey(index)
         _de.Value = Me.BaseGet(index)
         Return _de
      End Get
   End Property

   ' Adds elements from an IDictionary into the new collection.
   Public Sub New(d As IDictionary)
      Dim de As DictionaryEntry
      For Each de In  d
         Me.BaseAdd(CType(de.Key, [String]), de.Value)
      Next de
   End Sub 'New

End Class 'MyCollection


Public Class SamplesNameObjectCollectionBase   

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Creates and initializes a new MyCollection instance.
      Dim d = New ListDictionary()
      d.Add("red", "apple")
      d.Add("yellow", "banana")
      d.Add("green", "pear")
      Dim myCol As New MyCollection(d)

      ' Displays the keys and values of the MyCollection instance.
      Dim i As Integer
      For i = 0 To myCol.Count - 1
         Console.WriteLine("[{0}] : {1}, {2}", i, myCol(i).Key, myCol(i).Value)
      Next i

   End Sub 'Main 

End Class 'SamplesNameObjectCollectionBase


'This code produces the following output.
'
'[0] : red, apple
'[1] : yellow, banana
'[2] : green, pear


[C#] 
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Specialized;

public class MyCollection : NameObjectCollectionBase  {

   private DictionaryEntry _de = new DictionaryEntry();

   // Gets a key-and-value pair (DictionaryEntry) using an index.
   public DictionaryEntry this[ int index ]  {
      get  {
         _de.Key = this.BaseGetKey( index );
         _de.Value = this.BaseGet( index );
         return( _de );
      }
   }

   // Adds elements from an IDictionary into the new collection.
   public MyCollection( IDictionary d )  {
      foreach ( DictionaryEntry de in d )  {
         this.BaseAdd( (String) de.Key, de.Value );
      }
   }

}

public class SamplesNameObjectCollectionBase  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a new MyCollection instance.
      IDictionary d = new ListDictionary();
      d.Add( "red", "apple" );
      d.Add( "yellow", "banana" );
      d.Add( "green", "pear" );
      MyCollection myCol = new MyCollection( d );

      // Displays the keys and values of the MyCollection instance.
      for ( int i = 0; i < myCol.Count; i++ )  {
         Console.WriteLine( "[{0}] : {1}, {2}", i, myCol[i].Key, myCol[i].Value );
      }

   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.

[0] : red, apple
[1] : yellow, banana
[2] : green, pear

*/

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <system.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Collections;
using namespace System::Collections::Specialized;

public __gc class MyCollection : public NameObjectCollectionBase 
{
private:
   DictionaryEntry _de;

   // Gets a key-and-value pair (DictionaryEntry) using an index.
public:
   __property DictionaryEntry get_Item( int index )
   {
      _de.Key = this->BaseGetKey(index);
      _de.Value = this->BaseGet(index);
      return(_de);
   }

   // Adds elements from an IDictionary* into the new collection.
   MyCollection(IDictionary* d) 
   {
      IEnumerator* myEnum = d->GetEnumerator();
      while (myEnum->MoveNext()) 
      {
         DictionaryEntry* de = __try_cast<DictionaryEntry*>(myEnum->Current);
         this->BaseAdd(__try_cast<String*>(de->Key), de->Value);
      }
   }
};

int main()
{
   // Creates and initializes a new MyCollection instance.
   IDictionary* d = new ListDictionary();
   d->Add(S"red", S"apple");
   d->Add(S"yellow", S"banana");
   d->Add(S"green", S"pear");
   MyCollection* myCol = new MyCollection(d);

   // Displays the keys and values of the MyCollection instance.
   for (int i = 0; i < myCol->Count; i++)
   {
      Console::WriteLine(S"[{0}] : {1}, {2}", __box(i), myCol->Item[i].Key, myCol->Item[i].Value);
   }
}

/*
This code produces the following output.

[0] : red, apple
[1] : yellow, banana
[2] : green, pear

*/

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

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

NameObjectCollectionBase Class | NameObjectCollectionBase Members | System.Collections.Specialized Namespace

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