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OpCodes.Nop Field

Fills space if opcodes are patched. No meaningful operation is performed although a processing cycle can be consumed.

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

public static readonly OpCode Nop

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

00

nop

Performs an operation without behavior.

There is no stack transitional behavior defined for this instruction.

The nop operation does nothing. It is intended to fill in space if opcodes are patched.

The following Emit method overload can use the nop opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

.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

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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