Clone Method

Queue.Clone Method ()


Creates a shallow copy of the Queue.

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

abstract Clone : unit -> Object
override Clone : unit -> Object

Return Value

Type: System.Object

A shallow copy of the Queue.

A shallow copy of a collection copies only the elements of the collection, whether they are reference types or value types, but it does not copy the objects that the references refer to. The references in the new collection point to the same objects that the references in the original collection point to.

In contrast, a deep copy of a collection copies the elements and everything directly or indirectly referenced by the elements.

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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Return to top
© 2015 Microsoft