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Type::GetArrayRank Method

Gets the number of dimensions in an Array.

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

public:
virtual int GetArrayRank()

Return Value

Type: System::Int32
An Int32 containing the number of dimensions in the current Type.

Implements

_Type::GetArrayRank()

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The functionality of this method is unsupported in the base class and must be implemented in a derived class instead.

ArgumentException

The current Type is not an array.

The following example displays the number of dimensions in an array.

using namespace System;
int main()
{
   try
   {
      array<Int32, 3>^myArray = gcnew array<Int32,3>(3,4,5);
      Type^ myType = myArray->GetType();
      Console::WriteLine( "myArray has {0} dimensions.", myType->GetArrayRank() );
   }
   catch ( NotSupportedException^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "NotSupportedException raised." );
      Console::WriteLine( "Source: {0}", e->Source );
      Console::WriteLine( "Message: {0}", e->Message );
   }
   catch ( Exception^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "Exception raised." );
      Console::WriteLine( "Source: {0}", e->Source );
      Console::WriteLine( "Message: {0}", e->Message );
   }

}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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 Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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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