Explicit Conversion (IntPtr to GCHandle)
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GCHandle Explicit Conversion (IntPtr to GCHandle)

A GCHandle is stored using an internal integer representation.

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

public static explicit operator GCHandle (
	IntPtr value


Type: System.IntPtr
An IntPtr that indicates the handle for which the conversion is required.

This method allows you to retrieve a GCHandle from an integer value.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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