GetHashCode Method

Type.GetHashCode Method

Returns the hash code for this instance.

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

public override int GetHashCode()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
An Int32 containing the hash code for this instance.

This method overrides Object.GetHashCode.

The following example displays the hash code of the TextBlock class.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Example
    public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
        outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
            "The HashCode of the {1} type is: {0}\n",


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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