LabelTarget LabelTarget LabelTarget LabelTarget Class

Definition

Used to represent the target of a GotoExpression.

public ref class LabelTarget sealed
public sealed class LabelTarget
type LabelTarget = class
Public NotInheritable Class LabelTarget
Inheritance
LabelTargetLabelTargetLabelTargetLabelTarget

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to create an expression that contains a LabelTarget object by using the Label method.

// Add the following directive to the file:
// using System.Linq.Expressions;  

// A label expression of the void type that is the target for Expression.Return().
LabelTarget returnTarget = Expression.Label();

// This block contains a GotoExpression that represents a return statement with no value.
// It transfers execution to a label expression that is initialized with the same LabelTarget as the GotoExpression.
// The types of the GotoExpression, label expression, and LabelTarget must match.
BlockExpression blockExpr =
    Expression.Block(
        Expression.Call(typeof(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", new Type[] { typeof(string) }), Expression.Constant("Return")),
        Expression.Return(returnTarget),
        Expression.Call(typeof(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", new Type[] { typeof(string) }), Expression.Constant("Other Work")),
        Expression.Label(returnTarget)
    );

// The following statement first creates an expression tree,
// then compiles it, and then runs it.
Expression.Lambda<Action>(blockExpr).Compile()();

// This code example produces the following output:
//
// Return

// "Other Work" is not printed because 
// the Return expression transfers execution from Expression.Return(returnTarget)
// to Expression.Label(returnTarget).
' Add the following directive to the file:
' Imports System.Linq.Expressions  

' A label expression of the void type that is the target for Expression.Return().
Dim returnTarget As LabelTarget = Expression.Label()

' This block contains a GotoExpression that represents a return statement with no value.
' It transfers execution to a label expression that is initialized with the same LabelTarget as the GotoExpression.
' The types of the GotoExpression, label expression, and LabelTarget must match.
Dim blockExpr As BlockExpression =
      Expression.Block(
          Expression.Call(GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}), Expression.Constant("Return")),
          Expression.Return(returnTarget),
          Expression.Call(GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}), Expression.Constant("Other Work")),
          Expression.Label(returnTarget)
      )

' The following statement first creates an expression tree,
' then compiles it, and then runs it.
Expression.Lambda(Of Action)(blockExpr).Compile()()

' This code example produces the following output:
'
' Return

' "Other Work" is not printed because 
' the Return expression transfers execution from Return(returnTarget)
' to Expression.Label(returnTarget).

Properties

Name Name Name Name

Gets the name of the label.

Type Type Type Type

The type of value that is passed when jumping to the label (or Void if no value should be passed).

Methods

Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a String that represents the current Object.

Applies to