UnmanagedMarshal.DefineByValTStr Method

Specifies a string in a fixed array buffer (ByValTStr) to marshal to unmanaged code.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static UnmanagedMarshal DefineByValTStr(
	int elemCount


Type: System.Int32

The number of elements in the fixed array buffer.


The argument is not a simple native type.

The DefineByValStr method is not a simple native marshal.

Only unmanaged marshal constructs can be made using these static constructors.

Marshaling an array is a more complex process than marshaling an integer parameter. Array members are copied in a specific order so that the other side can reconstruct the array exactly.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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