CodeLabeledStatement Class


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Represents a labeled statement or a stand-alone label.

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


public class CodeLabeledStatement : CodeStatement


Initializes a new instance of the CodeLabeledStatement class.


Initializes a new instance of the CodeLabeledStatement class using the specified label name.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCodeLabeledStatement(String, CodeStatement)

Initializes a new instance of the CodeLabeledStatement class using the specified label name and statement.


Gets a CodeDirectiveCollection object that contains end directives.(Inherited from CodeStatement.)


Gets or sets the name of the label.


Gets or sets the line on which the code statement occurs. (Inherited from CodeStatement.)


Gets a CodeDirectiveCollection object that contains start directives.(Inherited from CodeStatement.)


Gets or sets the optional associated statement.


Gets the user-definable data for the current object.(Inherited from CodeObject.)


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

CodeLabeledStatement represents a label and optionally, an associated statement. A label can be used to indicate the target of a CodeGotoStatement.

The Statement property is optional. To create only a label, leave the Statement property uninitialized.


Not all languages support goto statements and labels, so you should test wheter a code generator supports goto statements and labels by calling the Supports method with the GotoStatements flag.

The following example code demonstrates use of a CodeGotoStatement and a CodeLabeledStatement to redirect program flow.

// Declares a type to contain the example code.
CodeTypeDeclaration type1 = new CodeTypeDeclaration("Type1");            
// Declares an entry point method.
CodeEntryPointMethod entry1 = new CodeEntryPointMethod();                        
type1.Members.Add( entry1 );
// Adds a goto statement to continue program flow at the "JumpToLabel" label.
CodeGotoStatement goto1 = new CodeGotoStatement("JumpToLabel");
entry1.Statements.Add( goto1 );
// Invokes Console.WriteLine to print "Test Output", which is skipped by the goto statement.
CodeMethodInvokeExpression method1 = new CodeMethodInvokeExpression(
    new CodeTypeReferenceExpression("System.Console"), "WriteLine", new CodePrimitiveExpression("Test Output."));
entry1.Statements.Add( method1 );
// Declares a label named "JumpToLabel" associated with a method to output a test string using Console.WriteLine.
CodeMethodInvokeExpression method2 = new CodeMethodInvokeExpression(
    new CodeTypeReferenceExpression("System.Console"), "WriteLine", new CodePrimitiveExpression("Output from labeled statement."));
CodeLabeledStatement label1 = new CodeLabeledStatement("JumpToLabel", new CodeExpressionStatement(method2) );
entry1.Statements.Add( label1 );

// A C# code generator produces the following source code for the preceeding example code:

//    public class Type1 
//    {
//        public static void Main() 
//        {
//            goto JumpToLabel;
//            System.Console.WriteLine("Test Output");
//            JumpToLabel:
//            System.Console.WriteLine("Output from labeled statement.");
//        }
//    }

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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

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