SafeBuffer.Initialize<T> Method (UInt32)

.NET Framework (current version)

Defines the allocation size of the memory region by specifying the number of value types. You must call this method before you use the SafeBuffer instance.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public void Initialize<T>(
	uint numElements
where T : struct


Type: System.UInt32

The number of elements of the value type to allocate memory for.

Type Parameters


The value type to allocate memory for.

Exception Condition

numElements is less than zero.


numElements multiplied by the size of each element is greater than the available address space.

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