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StructLayoutAttribute Constructor (LayoutKind)

Initalizes a new instance of the StructLayoutAttribute class with the specified System.Runtime.InteropServices.LayoutKind enumeration member.

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

public StructLayoutAttribute(
	LayoutKind layoutKind


Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.LayoutKind

One of the LayoutKind values that specifes how the class or structure should be arranged.

For readable code that is less prone to error, always use this constructor.

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0