CounterCreationDataCollection Constructor (CounterCreationDataCollection)

Initializes a new instance of the CounterCreationDataCollection class by using the specified collection of CounterCreationData instances.

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

public CounterCreationDataCollection(
	CounterCreationDataCollection value
)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

value is null.

The following example demonstrates how to create a CounterCreationDataCollection object by using CounterCreationData objects from another CounterCreationDataCollection.


string myCategoryName;
int numberOfCounters;
Console.Write("Enter the number of counters : ");
numberOfCounters = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());
CounterCreationData[] myCounterCreationData =
   new CounterCreationData[numberOfCounters];
for (int i = 0; i < numberOfCounters; i++)
{
    Console.Write("Enter the counter name for {0} counter : ", i);
    myCounterCreationData[i] = new CounterCreationData();
    myCounterCreationData[i].CounterName = Console.ReadLine();
}
CounterCreationDataCollection myCounterCollection =
   new CounterCreationDataCollection(myCounterCreationData);
Console.Write("Enter the category Name:");
myCategoryName = Console.ReadLine();
// Check if the category already exists or not.
if (!PerformanceCounterCategory.Exists(myCategoryName))
{
    CounterCreationDataCollection myNewCounterCollection =
       new CounterCreationDataCollection(myCounterCollection);
    PerformanceCounterCategory.Create(myCategoryName, "Sample Category",
    PerformanceCounterCategoryType.SingleInstance, myNewCounterCollection);


    Console.WriteLine("The list of counters in 'CounterCollection' are : ");
    for (int i = 0; i < myNewCounterCollection.Count; i++)
        Console.WriteLine("Counter {0} is '{1}'", i, myNewCounterCollection[i].CounterName);
}
else
{
    Console.WriteLine("The category already exists");
}


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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