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MatchCollection Class

MatchCollection Class

Represents the set of successful matches found by iteratively applying a regular expression pattern to the input string.

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


[Visual Basic]
Public Class MatchCollection
   Implements ICollection, IEnumerable
public class MatchCollection : ICollection, IEnumerable
public __gc class MatchCollection : public ICollection,
class MatchCollection implements ICollection, IEnumerable

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.


The collection is immutable (read-only) and has no public constructor. Instances are returned through the Matches method.


Namespace: System.Text.RegularExpressions

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

Assembly: System (in System.dll)

See Also

MatchCollection Members | System.Text.RegularExpressions Namespace

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