.NET Framework Class Library
FixedBufferAttribute Class

Indicates that a field should be treated as containing a fixed number of elements of the specified primitive type. This class cannot be inherited.

Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
   SystemAttribute
    System.Runtime.CompilerServicesFixedBufferAttribute

Namespace:   System.Runtime.CompilerServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%].Field, Inherited := False)> _
Public NotInheritable Class FixedBufferAttribute _
	Inherits [%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_2%]
[[%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%].Field, Inherited = false)]
public sealed class FixedBufferAttribute : [%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_2%]
[[%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]::Field, Inherited = false)]
public ref class FixedBufferAttribute sealed : public [%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_2%]
[<[%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%]>]
[<[%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_2%].Field, Inherited = false)>]
type FixedBufferAttribute =  
    class 
        inherit [%$TOPIC/xh9kkdyy_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_3%] 
    end

The FixedBufferAttribute type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps FixedBufferAttributeInitializes a new instance of the FixedBufferAttribute class.
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public property Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps ElementTypeGets the type of the elements contained in the fixed buffer.
Public property Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps LengthGets the number of elements in the fixed buffer.
Public property TypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps EqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps GetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps GetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method IsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework MatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps ToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Explicit Interface Implementations
  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeInvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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Remarks

Apply the FixedBufferAttribute attribute to a field to indicate that it should be treated as a fixed-length inline array. The type of the field that the attribute is applied to must have a size that can contain the indicated number of elements.

Version Information

.NET Framework

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

.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
Platforms

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.

Thread Safety
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.