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Enumerable::ToArray<TSource> Method (IEnumerable<TSource>^)

 

Creates an array from a IEnumerable<T>.

Namespace:   System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public:
generic<typename TSource>
[ExtensionAttribute]
static array<TSource>^ ToArray(
	IEnumerable<TSource>^ source
)

Parameters

source
Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<TSource>^

An IEnumerable<T> to create an array from.

Return Value

Type: array<TSource>^

An array that contains the elements from the input sequence.

Type Parameters

TSource

The type of the elements of source.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

source is null.

The ToArray<TSource>(IEnumerable<TSource>^) method forces immediate query evaluation and returns an array that contains the query results. You can append this method to your query in order to obtain a cached copy of the query results.

ToList<TSource> has similar behavior but returns a List<T> instead of an array.

The following code example demonstrates how to use ToArray<TSource> to force immediate query evaluation and return an array of results.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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