ExportDefinition Constructor (String, IDictionary<String, Object>)

Initializes a new instance of the ExportDefinition class with the specified contract name and metadata.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Composition.Primitives
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.Composition (in System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll)

public ExportDefinition(
	string contractName,
	IDictionary<string, Object> metadata


Type: System.String

The contract name of the ExportDefinition object.

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, Object>

The metadata of the ExportDefinition or null to set the Metadata property to an empty, read-only IDictionary<TKey, TValue> object.


contractName is null.


contractName is an empty string ("").

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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