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NameObjectCollectionBase.BaseSet Method (Int32, Object)

Sets the value of the entry at the specified index of the NameObjectCollectionBase instance.

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

protected void BaseSet(
	int index,
	Object value
)

Parameters

index
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of the entry to set.

value
Type: System.Object

The Object that represents the new value of the entry to set. The value can be null.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The collection is read-only.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is outside the valid range of indexes for the collection.

This method is an O(1) operation.

The following code example uses BaseSet to set the value of a specific element.

using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Specialized;

public class MyCollection : NameObjectCollectionBase  {

   // Gets or sets the value at the specified index. 
   public Object this[ int index ]  {
      get  {
         return( this.BaseGet( index ) );
      }
      set  {
         this.BaseSet( index, value );
      }
   }

   // Gets or sets the value associated with the specified key. 
   public Object this[ String key ]  {
      get  {
         return( this.BaseGet( key ) );
      }
      set  {
         this.BaseSet( key, value );
      }
   }

   // Gets a String array that contains all the keys in the collection. 
   public String[] AllKeys  {
      get  {
         return( this.BaseGetAllKeys() );
      }
   }

   // Adds elements from an IDictionary into the new collection. 
   public MyCollection( IDictionary d )  {
      foreach ( DictionaryEntry de in d )  {
         this.BaseAdd( (String) de.Key, de.Value );
      }
   }

}

public class SamplesNameObjectCollectionBase  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a new MyCollection instance.
      IDictionary d = new ListDictionary();
      d.Add( "red", "apple" );
      d.Add( "yellow", "banana" );
      d.Add( "green", "pear" );
      MyCollection myCol = new MyCollection( d );
      Console.WriteLine( "Initial state of the collection:" );
      PrintKeysAndValues2( myCol );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Sets the value at index 1.
      myCol[1] = "sunflower";
      Console.WriteLine( "After setting the value at index 1:" );
      PrintKeysAndValues2( myCol );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Sets the value associated with the key "red".
      myCol["red"] = "tulip";
      Console.WriteLine( "After setting the value associated with the key \"red\":" );
      PrintKeysAndValues2( myCol );

   }

   public static void PrintKeysAndValues2( MyCollection myCol )  {
      foreach ( String s in myCol.AllKeys )  {
         Console.WriteLine( "{0}, {1}", s, myCol[s] );
      }
   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.

Initial state of the collection:
red, apple
yellow, banana
green, pear

After setting the value at index 1:
red, apple
yellow, sunflower
green, pear

After setting the value associated with the key "red":
red, tulip
yellow, sunflower
green, pear

*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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