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IServiceProvider Interface

Defines a mechanism for retrieving a service object; that is, an object that provides custom support to other objects.

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   System.ComponentModel (in System.ComponentModel.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Interface IServiceProvider

The IServiceProvider type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryGetServiceGets the service object of the specified type.
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This interface is implemented by a class or value type that provides a service to other objects.

The GetService method of this interface obtains the object that provides the service.

The IServiceProvider interface is implemented by a number of types, including System.Web.HttpContext, System.ComponentModel.LicenseContext, System.ComponentModel.MarshalByValueComponent, and System.ComponentModel.Design.ServiceContainer.

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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