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Contract.EndContractBlock Method

Marks the end of the contract section when a method's contracts contain only preconditions in the if-then-throw form.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics.Contracts
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[ConditionalAttribute("CONTRACTS_FULL")]
public static void EndContractBlock()

Most code already contains some parameter validation in the form of if-then-throw code. The contract tools recognize if-then-throw statements as preconditions when the statements appear first inside a method, and the entire set of such statements is followed by an explicit Contract method call, such as a Requires, Ensures, EnsuresOnThrow, or EndContractBlock.

When if-then-throw statements appear in this form, the contract tools recognize them as legacy-require statements. The EndContractBlock form is used only if no other contracts follow the if-then-throw sequences, but they should still be tagged as legacy-requires.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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