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Argument Class

The abstract base class that represents a binding terminal that supports the flow of data into and out of an activity.

Namespace:  System.Activities
Assembly:  System.Activities (in System.Activities.dll)

public abstract class Argument

The Argument type exposes the following members.

Public propertyArgumentTypeGets the data type for the data bound to this Argument.
Public propertyDirectionGets an ArgumentDirection that specifies whether the Argument represents the flow of data into an activity, out of an activity, or both into and out of an activity.
Public propertyEvaluationOrderGets or sets a zero-based value that specifies the order in which the argument is evaluated.
Public propertyExpressionGets or sets an ActivityWithResult that represents the value of the data bound to this Argument.

Public methodStatic memberCreateInitializes and returns a new Argument.
Public methodStatic memberCreateReferenceCreates a new argument that references the specified target argument using the specified referenced argument name.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGet(ActivityContext)Gets the value of the argument using the specified activity context.
Public methodGet<T>(ActivityContext)Gets the value of the argument using the specified type and activity context.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetLocationGets the Location for this Argument.
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSetSets the value of the argument using the specified activity context.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Public fieldStatic memberResultValueRepresents the constant value of “Result”, which corresponds to the name of the Result property of type OutArgument in the expression base class ActivityWithResult.
Public fieldStatic memberUnspecifiedEvaluationOrderRepresents the value of the EvaluationOrder property for an argument with an unspecified evaluation order. This value is read-only.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.