StructLayoutAttribute Class

July 28, 2014

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

The StructLayoutAttribute class allows the user to control the physical layout of the data fields of a class or structure.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Runtime.InteropServices.StructLayoutAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Struct, Inherited = false)]
public sealed class StructLayoutAttribute : Attribute

The StructLayoutAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodStructLayoutAttributeInitalizes a new instance of the StructLayoutAttribute class with the specified System.Runtime.InteropServices.LayoutKind enumeration member.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyValueGets the LayoutKind value that specifies how the class or structure is arranged.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldCharSetIndicates how string data fields within the class should be marshaled as LPWSTR or LPSTR by default.
Public fieldPackControls the alignment of data fields of a class or structure in memory.
Public fieldSizeIndicates the absolute size of the class or structure.
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Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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

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