Initialize Method

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 Sub Initialize

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.


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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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