PtrToStructure Method (IntPtr, Type)
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Marshal.PtrToStructure Method (IntPtr, Type)

This type can be used only by trusted applications. If you try to use its members in a partial-trust application, your code will throw a MethodAccessException exception. This type is security-critical, which restricts its use.

Marshals data from an unmanaged block of memory to a newly allocated managed object of the specified type.

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

public static Object PtrToStructure(
	IntPtr ptr,
	Type structureType


Type: System.IntPtr
A pointer to an unmanaged block of memory.
Type: System.Type
The Type of object to be created. This type object must represent a formatted class or a structure.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A managed object containing the data pointed to by the ptr parameter.


Supported in: 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

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