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OrderedDictionary.Remove Method

Removes the entry with the specified key from the OrderedDictionary collection.

Namespace: System.Collections.Specialized
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public void Remove (
	Object key
)
public final void Remove (
	Object key
)
public final function Remove (
	key : Object
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

key

The key of the entry to remove.

Exception typeCondition

NotSupportedException

The OrderedDictionary collection is read-only.

ArgumentNullException

key is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The entries that follow the removed entry move up to occupy the vacated spot and the indexes of the entries that move are also updated.

If the OrderedDictionary collection does not contain an entry with the specified key, the OrderedDictionary remains unchanged and no exception is thrown.

The following code example demonstrates the modification of an OrderedDictionary collection. In this example, the Remove method is used to remove the entry with the key "keyToDelete" from the OrderedDictionary. This code is part of a larger code example that can be viewed at OrderedDictionary.

// Modifying the OrderedDictionary
if (!myOrderedDictionary.IsReadOnly)
{
    // Insert a new key to the beginning of the OrderedDictionary
    myOrderedDictionary.Insert(0, "insertedKey1", "insertedValue1");

    // Modify the value of the entry with the key "testKey2"
    myOrderedDictionary["testKey2"] = "modifiedValue";

    // Remove the last entry from the OrderedDictionary: "testKey3"
    myOrderedDictionary.RemoveAt(myOrderedDictionary.Count - 1);

    // Remove the "keyToDelete" entry, if it exists
    if (myOrderedDictionary.Contains("keyToDelete"))
    {
        myOrderedDictionary.Remove("keyToDelete");
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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