This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

ArrayList.Repeat Method

Returns an ArrayList whose elements are copies of the specified value.

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

static member Repeat : 
        value:Object * 
        count:int -> ArrayList 


Type: System.Object
The Object to copy multiple times in the new ArrayList. The value can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
Type: System.Int32
The number of times value should be copied.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.ArrayList
An ArrayList with count number of elements, all of which are copies of value.


count is less than zero.

ArrayList accepts a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) as a valid value and allows duplicate elements.

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

The following code example shows how to create and initialize a new ArrayList with the same value.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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.