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CodeThisReferenceExpression Class

Represents a reference to the current local class instance.


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

public class CodeThisReferenceExpression : CodeExpression

The CodeThisReferenceExpression type exposes the following members.

Public methodCodeThisReferenceExpressionInitializes a new instance of the CodeThisReferenceExpression class.

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

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This can represent the class object that is referenced by "this" or "me".

The following example code demonstrates use of a CodeThisReferenceExpression to refer to the current object.

// Invokes the TestMethod method of the current type object.
CodeMethodReferenceExpression methodRef1 = new CodeMethodReferenceExpression( new CodeThisReferenceExpression(), "TestMethod" );
CodeMethodInvokeExpression invoke1 = new CodeMethodInvokeExpression( methodRef1, new CodeParameterDeclarationExpression[] {} );                                    

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

//        this.TestMethod();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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