GroupCollection::CopyTo Method (Array^, Int32)

 

Copies all the elements of the collection to the given array beginning at the given index.

Namespace:   System.Text.RegularExpressions
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public:
virtual void CopyTo(
	Array^ array,
	int arrayIndex
) sealed

Parameters

array
Type: System::Array^

The array the collection is to be copied into.

arrayIndex
Type: System::Int32

The position in the destination array where the copying is to begin.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

array is null.

IndexOutOfRangeException

arrayIndex is outside the bounds of array.

-or-

arrayIndex plus GroupCollection::Count is outside the bounds of array.

Because the entire collection is copied into the array starting at the given index, the destination array must be at least as large as the collection.

System_CAPS_warningWarning

This member is not present in the Portable Class Library. If you are developing applications that target the Portable Class Library, use the GroupCollection::ICollection::CopyTo method instead.

The following example extracts each word from a sentence and captures it in a capturing group, The CopyTo method is then used to copy the elements in each match's GroupCollection object to an array that contains the capturing groups from all matches. The individual captured words are then displayed to the console.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

The regular expression is defined as follows:

Pattern

Description

\b

Match a word boundary.

(\S+?)

Match one or more non-white space characters. Assign them to the first capturing group.

\b

Match a word boundary.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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