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ProviderConnectionPointCollection Class

Contains a collection of all ProviderConnectionPoint objects associated with a particular WebPart or server control acting as a provider in a connection. This class cannot be inherited.

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

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public sealed class ProviderConnectionPointCollection : ReadOnlyCollectionBase

A WebPart or server control acting as a provider in a Web Parts connection can have multiple provider connection points. One ProviderConnectionPoint object in a provider acts as the connection point for any given connection, serving as the primary interface instance to pass to one or more consumers.

The ProviderConnectionPointCollection class contains the collection of all the connection points associated with a provider control. Several classes in the Web Parts control set need to determine what connection points are available on a provider control, and when they do they typically call the GetProviderConnectionPoints method, which returns a ProviderConnectionPointCollection collection.


This class inherits from the ReadOnlyCollectionBase class, making this collection a strongly typed, non-generic, read-only collection. You cannot add or remove members after an instance has been created.


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0