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RuleSet Class

Contains a collection of Rule classes along with the semantics for forward-chaining execution of those rules. A RuleSet can be executed directly in code or using the PolicyActivity activity.


Namespace:  System.Workflow.Activities.Rules
Assembly:  System.Workflow.Activities (in System.Workflow.Activities.dll)

public class RuleSet

The RuleSet type exposes the following members.

Public methodRuleSet()Initializes a new instance of the RuleSet class.
Public methodRuleSet(String)Initializes a new instance of the RuleSet class by using the name of the RuleSet.
Public methodRuleSet(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the RuleSet class by using the name and description of the RuleSet.

Public propertyChainingBehaviorGets or sets the forward chaining behavior for the Rule classes in the RuleSet.
Public propertyDescriptionGets or sets a description of the RuleSet.
Public propertyNameGets and sets the name of the RuleSet.
Public propertyRulesGets a list of Rule classes in the RuleSet.

Public methodCloneCreates a deep copy of the current RuleSet.
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether two object instances are equal. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Public methodExecuteEvaluates the Rule instances in the RuleSet.
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodValidateValidates the RuleSet attributes and the Rule classes in the RuleSet.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

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.

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