ICollection.ICollectionCopyTo Method

Collection.ICollection.CopyTo Method (Array, Int32)


Copies the elements of the Collection to an Array, starting at a particular Array index. Implements the ICollection interface.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

void ICollection.CopyTo(
	Array array,
	int index


Type: System.Array

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

Type: System.Int32

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

Exception Condition

array is null.


index is less than zero.


array is multidimensional.


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


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

The elements are copied to the Array in the same order in which the enumerator iterates through the Collection object.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is obtained from the P:Microsoft.VisualBasic.Collection.System#Collections#ICollection#Count.

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