GCHandle Explicit Conversion (GCHandle to IntPtr)


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A GCHandle is stored using an internal integer representation.

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

public static explicit operator IntPtr (
	GCHandle value


Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.GCHandle

The GCHandle for which the integer is required.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr

The integer value.

This method can be used to retrieve the integer value from a GCHandle.


requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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