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CodePrimitiveExpression Class

Represents a primitive data type value.

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

public class CodePrimitiveExpression : CodeExpression

CodePrimitiveExpression can be used to represent an expression that indicates a primitive data type value.

The Value property specifies the primitive data type value to represent.

Primitive data types that can be represented using CodePrimitiveExpression include null; string; 16-, 32-, and 64-bit signed integers; and single-precision and double-precision floating-point numbers.

The following example demonstrates use of CodePrimitiveExpression to represent values of several primitive types.

// Represents a string.
CodePrimitiveExpression stringPrimitive = new CodePrimitiveExpression("Test String");
// Represents an integer.
CodePrimitiveExpression intPrimitive = new CodePrimitiveExpression(10);
// Represents a floating point number.
CodePrimitiveExpression floatPrimitive = new CodePrimitiveExpression(1.03189);
// Represents a null value expression.
CodePrimitiveExpression nullPrimitive = new CodePrimitiveExpression(null);            


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0