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ManagementBaseObject.GetText Method

Returns a textual representation of the object in the specified format.

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

public string GetText (
	TextFormat format
)
public String GetText (
	TextFormat format
)
public function GetText (
	format : TextFormat
) : String
Not applicable.

Parameters

format

The requested textual format.

Return Value

The textual representation of the object in the specified format.

Currently, the only format that WMI supports is Managed Object Format (MOF). In the future, other formats will be supported, such as Extensible Markup Language (XML).

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

The following example displays the MOF code for the Win32_Process class by using the GetText method. For more information about 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;

        Console.WriteLine(
            processClass.GetText(
            TextFormat.Mof));
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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