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TransformChain Class

Defines an ordered list of Transform objects that is applied to the unsigned content prior to digest calculation.

For a list of all members of this type, see TransformChain Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class TransformChain
public class TransformChain
public __gc class TransformChain
public class TransformChain

Thread Safety

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


If you want to sign only a portion of an XML document, you can use a transform to identify the XML elements you intend to sign.

For more information about the use of transforms and sequences of transforms in XML Digital Signatures, see the W3C specification at


Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography.Xml

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Security (in System.Security.dll)

See Also

TransformChain Members | System.Security.Cryptography.Xml Namespace