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WeakReference Constructor (Object)

Initializes a new instance of the WeakReference class, referencing the specified object.

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

public WeakReference(
	Object target
)

Parameters

target
Type: System.Object
The object to track or null.

This constructor creates a short weak reference to target.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.
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