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MessageState Enumeration

Specifies the status of a message.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public enum MessageState

Member nameDescription
Supported by Portable Class LibraryCreatedThe message has been created.
Supported by Portable Class LibraryReadThe message is being read.
Supported by Portable Class LibraryWrittenThe message has been written.
Supported by Portable Class LibraryCopiedThe message has been copied.
Supported by Portable Class LibraryClosedThe message has been closed and can no longer be accessed.

As the body of a Message object is a stream, it can only be read or written once. This is enforced by maintaining the current state of the Message object. A Message object can be read/written/copied when in the Created state. Other states are Read, Written and Copied, which means that the respective action has been performed already once.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.