ICollection.CopyTo Method

CollectionBase.ICollection.CopyTo Method

Copies the entire CollectionBase to a compatible one-dimensional Array, starting at the specified index of the target array.

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

void ICollection.CopyTo(
	Array array,
	int index
)

Parameters

array
Type: System.Array

The one-dimensional Array that is the destination of the elements copied from CollectionBase. The Array must have zero-based indexing.

index
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index in array at which copying begins.

Implements

ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

array is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is less than zero.

ArgumentException

array is multidimensional.

-or-

The number of elements in the source CollectionBase is greater than the available space from index to the end of the destination array.

InvalidCastException

The type of the source CollectionBase cannot be cast automatically to the type of the destination array.

The specified array must be of a compatible type.

This method uses Array.Copy to copy the elements.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is Count.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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