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FormatterServices.GetUninitializedObject Method

Creates a new instance of the specified object type.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.SerializationFormatter)]
public static Object GetUninitializedObject(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The type of object to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A zeroed object of the specified type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The type parameter is null.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

Because the new instance of the object is initialized to zero and no constructors are run, the object might not represent a state that is regarded as valid by that object. The current method should only be used for deserialization when the user intends to immediately populate all fields. It does not create an uninitialized string, since creating an empty instance of an immutable type serves no purpose.

NoteNote:

You cannot use the GetUninitializedObject method to create instances of types that derive from the ContextBoundObject class.

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
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