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Array.Initialize Method

Initializes every element of the value-type Array by calling the default constructor of the value type.

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

public void Initialize ()
public void Initialize ()
public function Initialize ()
Not applicable.

This method is designed to help compilers support value-type arrays; most users do not need this method. It must not be used on reference-type arrays.

If the Array is not a value-type Array or if the value type does not have a default constructor, the Array is not modified.

The value-type Array can have any lower bound and any number of dimensions.

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

Caution noteCaution:

You can use this method only on value types that have constructors; however, value types that are native to C# do not have constructors.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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