List(Of T).ForEach Method

Performs the specified action on each element of the List(Of T).

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

'Declaration
Public Sub ForEach ( _
	action As Action(Of T) _
)

Parameters

action
Type: System.Action(Of T)
The Action(Of T) delegate to perform on each element of the List(Of T).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

action is Nothing.

The Action(Of T) is a delegate to a method that performs an action on the object passed to it. The elements of the current List(Of T) are individually passed to the Action(Of T) delegate.

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

The following example demonstrates the use of the Action(Of T) delegate to print the contents of a List(Of T) object. In this example the Print method is used to display the contents of the list to the console.

NoteNote:

In addition to displaying the contents using the Print method, the C# example demonstrates the use of anonymous methods to display the results to the console.


Imports System.Collections.Generic

Class Example
   Private Shared outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)

      Example.outputBlock = outputBlock
      Dim names As New List(Of String)
      names.Add("Bruce")
      names.Add("Alfred")
      names.Add("Tim")
      names.Add("Richard")

      ' Display the contents of the list using the Print method.
      names.ForEach(AddressOf Print)
   End Sub

   Shared Sub Print(ByVal s As String)
      outputBlock.Text &= s & vbCrLf
   End Sub
End Class

' This code will produce output similar to the following:
' Bruce
' Alfred
' Tim
' Richard


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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