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IMethodReturnMessage Interface

Defines the method call return message interface.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public interface IMethodReturnMessage : IMethodMessage, 

A method call return message represents the response to a method call on an object at the end of the message sink. An IMethodReturnMessage is generated as a result of a method called on a remote object, and is used to return the results of the method call back to the caller.

The following example code shows a custom proxy that overrides RealProxy.Invoke in order to write the return message information to the console.

[PermissionSet(SecurityAction.Demand, Name="FullTrust")]
public class MyProxy : RealProxy
   String stringUri;
   MarshalByRefObject myMarshalByRefObject;

   public MyProxy(Type myType): base(myType)
      myMarshalByRefObject = (MarshalByRefObject)Activator.CreateInstance(myType);
      ObjRef myObject = RemotingServices.Marshal(myMarshalByRefObject);
      stringUri = myObject.URI;

   public override IMessage Invoke(IMessage myMessage)
      IMethodCallMessage myCallMessage = (IMethodCallMessage)myMessage;

      IMethodReturnMessage myIMethodReturnMessage =
         RemotingServices.ExecuteMessage(myMarshalByRefObject, myCallMessage);

      Console.WriteLine("Method name : " + myIMethodReturnMessage.MethodName);
      Console.WriteLine("The return value is : " + myIMethodReturnMessage.ReturnValue);

      // Get number of 'ref' and 'out' parameters. 
      int myArgOutCount = myIMethodReturnMessage.OutArgCount;
      Console.WriteLine("The number of 'ref', 'out' parameters are : " +
      // Gets name and values of 'ref' and 'out' parameters. 
      for(int i = 0; i < myArgOutCount; i++)
         Console.WriteLine("Name of argument {0} is '{1}'.",
            i, myIMethodReturnMessage.GetOutArgName(i));
         Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}'.",
            i, myIMethodReturnMessage.GetOutArg(i));
      object[] myObjectArray = myIMethodReturnMessage.OutArgs; 
      for(int i = 0; i < myObjectArray.Length; i++)
         Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}' in OutArgs",
            i, myObjectArray[i]);
      return myIMethodReturnMessage;
public __gc class MyProxy : public RealProxy 
	String* stringUri;
	MarshalByRefObject* myMarshalByRefObject;

	MyProxy(Type* myType) : RealProxy(myType) 
		myMarshalByRefObject = dynamic_cast<MarshalByRefObject*>(Activator::CreateInstance(myType));
		ObjRef* myObject = RemotingServices::Marshal(myMarshalByRefObject);
		stringUri = myObject->URI;

	IMessage* Invoke(IMessage* myMessage) 
		IMethodCallMessage* myCallMessage = dynamic_cast<IMethodCallMessage*>(myMessage);

		IMethodReturnMessage* myIMethodReturnMessage =
			RemotingServices::ExecuteMessage(myMarshalByRefObject, myCallMessage);

		Console::WriteLine(S"Method name : {0}", myIMethodReturnMessage->MethodName);
		Console::WriteLine(S"The return value is : {0}", myIMethodReturnMessage->ReturnValue);

		// Get number of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
		int myArgOutCount = myIMethodReturnMessage->OutArgCount;
		Console::WriteLine(S"The number of 'ref', 'out' parameters are : {0}", __box(myIMethodReturnMessage->OutArgCount));
		// Gets name and values of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
		for (int i = 0; i < myArgOutCount; i++) {
			Console::WriteLine(S"Name of argument {0} is ' {1}'.",
				__box(i), myIMethodReturnMessage->GetOutArgName(i));
			Console::WriteLine(S"Value of argument {0} is ' {1}'.",
				__box(i), myIMethodReturnMessage->GetOutArg(i));
		Object* myObjectArray[] = myIMethodReturnMessage->OutArgs; 
		for (int i = 0; i < myObjectArray->Length; i++)
			Console::WriteLine(S"Value of argument {0} is ' {1}' in OutArgs",
			__box(i), myObjectArray[i]);
		return myIMethodReturnMessage;

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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, 1.1, 1.0