TransformerInfoCollection Class

Contains a collection of TransformerInfo objects. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public sealed class TransformerInfoCollection : ConfigurationElementCollection
public final class TransformerInfoCollection extends ConfigurationElementCollection
public final class TransformerInfoCollection extends ConfigurationElementCollection
Not applicable.

The TransformerInfoCollection class allows you to programmatically access and modify the transformers section of the webParts section of a configuration file.

TransformerInfo objects, as part of a TransformerInfoCollection, specify custom classes that extend the WebPartTransformer class. These transformer classes act as bridges between connected Web Parts, translating data sent by a connection provider into something that the connection consumer can accept.

The following configuration file excerpt shows how to declaratively specify values for several properties of the TransformerInfoCollection class.

      <clear />
      <remove name="RowToKeysTransformer" />
      <add name="RowToFieldTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToFieldTransformer" />
      <add name="RowToFilterTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToFilterTransformer" />
      <add name="RowToParametersTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToParametersTransformer" />

The following code example shows how to use the TransformerInfoCollection class. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WebPartsSection class.

// Add a Transfomer Info Object to the collection using a constructor.
webPartsSection.Transformers.Add(new TransformerInfo(

// Show all TransformerInfo objects in the collection.
for (int ti = 0;
	ti < webPartsSection.Personalization.Providers.Count; ti++)
	Console.WriteLine("  #{0} Name={1} Type={2}", ti,

// Remove a TransformerInfo object by name.

// Remove a TransformerInfo object by index.

// Clear all TransformerInfo objects from the collection.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, 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

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