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StrongNameIdentityPermission.Copy Method

Creates and returns an identical copy of the current permission.

Namespace: System.Security.Permissions
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public override IPermission Copy ()
public IPermission Copy ()
public override function Copy () : IPermission

Return Value

A copy of the current permission.

A copy of a permission represents the same access to resources as the original permission.

The following code example shows the behavior of the Copy method. This example is part of a larger example provided for the StrongNameIdentityPermission class. The best use for this example is to build and execute the entire example, and view its output.

//Copy creates and returns an identical copy of the current permission.
private bool CopyDemo()
    bool returnValue = true;

    StrongNameIdentityPermission snIdPerm1, snIdPerm2;

    snIdPerm1 = new StrongNameIdentityPermission(blob, "MyCompany.MyDepartment.*", new Version(""));
    snIdPerm2 = new StrongNameIdentityPermission(PermissionState.None);

    snIdPerm2 = (StrongNameIdentityPermission)snIdPerm1.Copy();
    Console.WriteLine("Result of copy = " + snIdPerm2.ToString() + "\n");

    return returnValue;

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0