CollectionBase Constructor (Int32)

 
System_CAPS_noteNote

The .NET API Reference documentation has a new home. Visit the .NET API Browser on docs.microsoft.com to see the new experience.

Initializes a new instance of the CollectionBase class with the specified capacity.

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

protected CollectionBase(
	int capacity
)

Parameters

capacity
Type: System.Int32

The number of elements that the new list can initially store.

The capacity of a CollectionBase is the number of elements that the CollectionBase can hold. As elements are added to a CollectionBase, the capacity is automatically increased as required by reallocating the internal array.

If the size of the collection can be estimated, specifying the initial capacity eliminates the need to perform a number of resizing operations while adding elements to the CollectionBase.

This constructor is an O(n) operation, where n is capacity.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Return to top
Show: