SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue>.CopyTo Method (KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue>[], Int32)


Copies the elements of the SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue> to the specified array of KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue> structures, starting at the specified index.

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

public void CopyTo(
	KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue>[] array,
	int index


Type: System.Collections.Generic.KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue>[]

The one-dimensional array of KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue> structures that is the destination of the elements copied from the current SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue> The array must have zero-based indexing.

Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index in array at which copying begins.

Exception Condition

array is null.


index is less than 0.


The number of elements in the source SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue> is greater than the available space from index to the end of the destination array.


If the type of the source SortedDictionary<TKey, TValue> cannot be cast automatically to the type of the destination array, the nongeneric implementations of ICollection.CopyTo throw InvalidCastException, whereas the generic implementations throw ArgumentException.

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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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