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Repeat Method

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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