<typeparamref> (C# Programming Guide)

 

Updated: July 20, 2015

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<typeparamref name="name"/>  

Parameters

name
The name of the type parameter. Enclose the name in double quotation marks (" ").

For more information on type parameters in generic types and methods, see Generics.

Use this tag to enable consumers of the documentation file to format the word in some distinct way, for example in italics.

Compile with /doc to process documentation comments to a file.

    // compile with: /doc:DocFileName.xml 

    /// comment for class
    public class TestClass
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// Creates a new array of arbitrary type <typeparamref name="T"/>
        /// </summary>
        /// <typeparam name="T">The element type of the array</typeparam>
        public static T[] mkArray<T>(int n)
        {
            return new T[n];
        }
    }

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