Expression.Label Method ()

 

Creates a LabelTarget representing a label with void type and no name.

Namespace:   System.Linq.Expressions
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

Public Shared Function Label As LabelTarget

The following example demonstrates how to create an expression that contains a LabelTarget object.

' Add the following directive to the file:
' Imports System.Linq.Expressions  
' A label expression of the void type that is the target for Expression.Return().
Dim returnTarget As LabelTarget = Expression.Label()

' This block contains a GotoExpression that represents a return statement with no value.
' It transfers execution to a label expression that is initialized with the same LabelTarget as the GotoExpression.
' The types of the GotoExpression, label expression, and LabelTarget must match.
Dim blockExpr As BlockExpression =
      Expression.Block(
          Expression.Call(GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}), Expression.Constant("Return")),
          Expression.Return(returnTarget),
          Expression.Call(GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}), Expression.Constant("Other Work")),
          Expression.Label(returnTarget)
      )

' The following statement first creates an expression tree,
' then compiles it, and then runs it.
Expression.Lambda(Of Action)(blockExpr).Compile()()

' This code example produces the following output:
'
' Return

' "Other Work" is not printed because 
' the Return expression transfers execution from Return(returnTarget)
' to Expression.Label(returnTarget).

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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