Pair Class


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Provides a basic utility class that is used to store two related objects.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)


public sealed class Pair


Creates a new, uninitialized instance of the Pair class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodPair(Object, Object)

Initializes a new instance of the Pair class, using the specified object pair.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Gets or sets the first object of the object pair.


Gets or sets the second object of the object pair.

The Pair class is used as a basic structure to store two related objects. It is a utility class that is used in various ways throughout ASP.NET, such as during page state management tasks or in configuration section handlers. You can use the Pair class in your own code anywhere that you need a structure to contain two related objects and where data hiding is not essential. The Pair class does not encapsulate its object references, First and Second, in properties; it exposes them directly to all calling code as public class fields.

The Pair class can be used in several ways in page state persistence implementations. The most common use is as a container for both the ViewState and ControlState collections. In this case, the First property is used for ViewState, and the Second for ControlState.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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

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