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Expression.Quote Method

Creates a UnaryExpression that represents an expression that has a constant value of type Expression.

Namespace:  System.Linq.Expressions
Assemblies:   System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
  System.Linq.Expressions (in System.Linq.Expressions.dll)

public static UnaryExpression Quote(
	Expression expression
)

Parameters

expression
Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression

An Expression to set the Operand property equal to.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.Expressions.UnaryExpression
A UnaryExpression that has the NodeType property equal to Quote and the Operand property set to the specified value.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

expression is null.

The Type property of the resulting UnaryExpression represents the constructed type Expression<TDelegate>, where the type argument is the type represented by expression.Type. The Method property is null. Both IsLifted and IsLiftedToNull are false.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.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

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: 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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