CounterCreationData Class
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CounterCreationData Class

Defines the counter type, name, and Help string for a custom counter.


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

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type CounterCreationData =  class end

The CounterCreationData type exposes the following members.

Public methodCounterCreationData()Initializes a new instance of the CounterCreationData class, to a counter of type NumberOfItems32, and with empty name and help strings.
Public methodCounterCreationData(String, String, PerformanceCounterType)Initializes a new instance of the CounterCreationData class, to a counter of the specified type, using the specified counter name and Help strings.

Public propertyCounterHelpGets or sets the custom counter's description.
Public propertyCounterNameGets or sets the name of the custom counter.
Public propertyCounterTypeGets or sets the performance counter type of the custom counter.

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.)

The following code example demonstrates how to use the CounterCreationData class to define custom counters. This example creates counters that display how many items are processed in an operation. The example initializes the counters, collects information from them, and then calculates and displays the results to the console.

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.

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

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