Stack<T> Constructor (Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the Stack<T> class that is empty and has the specified initial capacity or the default initial capacity, whichever is greater.

Namespace:  System.Collections.Generic
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Collections (in System.Collections.dll)

public Stack(
	int capacity
)

Parameters

capacity
Type: System.Int32

The initial number of elements that the Stack<T> can contain.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

capacity is less than zero.

The capacity of a Stack<T> is the number of elements that the Stack<T> can hold. As elements are added to a Stack<T>, the capacity is automatically increased as required by reallocating the internal array.

If the size of the collection can be estimated, specifying the initial capacity eliminates the need to perform a number of resizing operations while adding elements to the Stack<T>.

The capacity can be decreased by calling TrimExcess.

This constructor is an O(n) operation, where n is capacity.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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