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MustRunInClientContextAttribute Class

Forces the attributed object to be created in the context of the creator, if possible. This class cannot be inherited.

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class, Inherited = true)]
public sealed class MustRunInClientContextAttribute : Attribute

If the context attributes of the attributed object conflict with those of the context of the creator, a System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException is thrown when an attempt is made to create the object.

For more information about using attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the MustRunInClientContextAttribute type.

using System;
using System.EnterpriseServices;
using System.Reflection;

// References: 
// System.EnterpriseServices

public class MustRunInClientContextAttribute_Ctor : ServicedComponent

public class MustRunInClientContextAttribute_Ctor_Bool : ServicedComponent

public class MustRunInClientContextAttribute_Value : ServicedComponent
    public void ValueExample()
        // Get the MustRunInClientContextAttribute applied to the class.
        MustRunInClientContextAttribute attribute =

        // Display the value of the attribute's Value property.
        Console.WriteLine("MustRunInClientContextAttribute.Value: {0}",


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0