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ArrayList.SetRange Method

Copies the elements of a collection over a range of elements in the ArrayList.

Namespace: System.Collections
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual void SetRange (
	int index,
	ICollection c
)
public void SetRange (
	int index, 
	ICollection c
)
public function SetRange (
	index : int, 
	c : ICollection
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

index

The zero-based ArrayList index at which to start copying the elements of c.

c

The ICollection whose elements to copy to the ArrayList. The collection itself cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), but it can contain elements that are a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is less than zero.

-or-

index plus the number of elements in c is greater than Count.

ArgumentNullException

c is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

NotSupportedException

The ArrayList is read-only.

ArrayList accepts a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) as a valid value and allows duplicate elements.

The order of the elements in the ICollection is preserved in the ArrayList.

This method is an O(n + 1) operation, where n is Count.

The following code example shows how to set and get a range of elements in the ArrayList.

using System;
using System.Collections;
public class SamplesArrayList  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a new ArrayList.
      ArrayList myAL = new ArrayList();
      myAL.Add( "The" );
      myAL.Add( "quick" );
      myAL.Add( "brown" );
      myAL.Add( "fox" );
      myAL.Add( "jumped" );
      myAL.Add( "over" );
      myAL.Add( "the" );
      myAL.Add( "lazy" );
      myAL.Add( "dog" );

      // Creates and initializes the source ICollection.
      Queue mySourceList = new Queue();
      mySourceList.Enqueue( "big" );
      mySourceList.Enqueue( "gray" );
      mySourceList.Enqueue( "wolf" );

      // Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
      ArrayList mySubAL = myAL.GetRange( 0, 5 );
      Console.WriteLine( "Index 0 through 4 contains:" );
      PrintValues( mySubAL, '\t' );

      // Replaces the values of five elements starting at index 1 with the values in the ICollection.
      myAL.SetRange( 1, mySourceList );

      // Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
      mySubAL = myAL.GetRange( 0, 5 );
      Console.WriteLine( "Index 0 through 4 now contains:" );
      PrintValues( mySubAL, '\t' );

   }

   public static void PrintValues( IEnumerable myList, char mySeparator )  {
      foreach ( Object obj in myList )
         Console.Write( "{0}{1}", mySeparator, obj );
      Console.WriteLine();
   }

}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

Index 0 through 4 contains:
        The     quick   brown   fox     jumped
Index 0 through 4 now contains:
        The     big     gray    wolf    jumped
*/ 

import System.*;
import System.Collections.*;

public class SamplesArrayList
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Creates and initializes a new ArrayList.
        ArrayList myAL = new ArrayList();

        myAL.Add("The");
        myAL.Add("quick");
        myAL.Add("brown");
        myAL.Add("fox");
        myAL.Add("jumped");
        myAL.Add("over");
        myAL.Add("the");
        myAL.Add("lazy");
        myAL.Add("dog");

        // Creates and initializes the source ICollection.
        Queue mySourceList = new Queue();

        mySourceList.Enqueue("big");
        mySourceList.Enqueue("gray");
        mySourceList.Enqueue("wolf");

        // Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
        ArrayList mySubAL = myAL.GetRange(0, 5);

        Console.WriteLine("Index 0 through 4 contains:");
        PrintValues(mySubAL, '\t');

        // Replaces the values of five elements starting at index 1 with the 
        // values in the ICollection.
        myAL.SetRange(1, mySourceList);

        // Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
        mySubAL = myAL.GetRange(0, 5);
        Console.WriteLine("Index 0 through 4 now contains:");
        PrintValues(mySubAL, '\t');
    } //main

    public static void PrintValues(IEnumerable myList, char mySeparator)
    {
        IEnumerator objMyEnum = myList.GetEnumerator();
        while (objMyEnum.MoveNext()) {
            Object obj = objMyEnum.get_Current();
            Console.Write("{0}{1}", (Char)mySeparator, obj);
        }
        Console.WriteLine();
    } //PrintValues
} //SamplesArrayList 

/* 
 This code produces the following output.
 
 Index 0 through 4 contains:
         The     quick   brown   fox     jumped
 Index 0 through 4 now contains:
         The     big     gray    wolf    jumped
 */

import System;
import System.Collections;

// Creates and initializes a new ArrayList.
var myAL : ArrayList = new ArrayList();
myAL.Add( "The" );
myAL.Add( "quick" );
myAL.Add( "brown" );
myAL.Add( "fox" );
myAL.Add( "jumped" );
myAL.Add( "over" );
myAL.Add( "the" );
myAL.Add( "lazy" );
myAL.Add( "dog" );

// Creates and initializes the source ICollection.
var mySourceList : Queue = new Queue();
mySourceList.Enqueue( "big" );
mySourceList.Enqueue( "gray" );
mySourceList.Enqueue( "wolf" );

// Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
var mySubAL : ArrayList  = myAL.GetRange( 0, 5 );
Console.WriteLine( "Index 0 through 4 contains:" );
PrintValues( mySubAL, '\t' );

// Replaces the values of five elements starting at index 1 with the values in the ICollection.
myAL.SetRange( 1, mySourceList );

// Displays the values of five elements starting at index 0.
mySubAL = myAL.GetRange( 0, 5 );
Console.WriteLine( "Index 0 through 4 now contains:" );
PrintValues( mySubAL, '\t' );
 
function PrintValues( myList : IEnumerable, mySeparator : char  )  {
   var myEnumerator : System.Collections.IEnumerator  = myList.GetEnumerator();
   while ( myEnumerator.MoveNext() )
      Console.Write( "{0}{1}", mySeparator, myEnumerator.Current );
   Console.WriteLine();
}
 /* 
 This code produces the following output.
 
 Index 0 through 4 contains:
     The    quick    brown    fox    jumped
 Index 0 through 4 now contains:
     The    big    gray    wolf    jumped
 */ 

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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