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OpCodes.Starg Field

Stores the value on top of the evaluation stack in the argument slot at a specified index.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static readonly OpCode Starg

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

FE 0B < unsigned int16 >

starg num

Pops the top value from the stack and stores it in argument slot num.

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. The value currently on top of the stack is popped and placed in argument slot num.

The starg instruction pops a value from the stack and places it in argument slot num. The type of the value must match the type of the argument, as specified in the current method's signature.

For procedures that take a variable argument list, the starg instruction can be used only for the initial fixed arguments, not those in the variable part of the signature.

Performing a store into arguments that hold an integer value smaller than 4 bytes long truncates the value as it moves from the stack to the argument. Floating-point values are rounded from their native size (type F) to the size associated with the argument.

The following Emit method overload can use the starg opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode, short)

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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