SwitchCase Class

Definition

Represents one case of a SwitchExpression.

public ref class SwitchCase sealed
public sealed class SwitchCase
type SwitchCase = class
Public NotInheritable Class SwitchCase
Inheritance
SwitchCase

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to create an expression that represents a switch statement without a default case by using the SwitchCase method.

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

// An expression that represents the switch value.
ConstantExpression switchValue = Expression.Constant(2);

// This expression represents a switch statement 
// without a default case.
SwitchExpression switchExpr =
    Expression.Switch(
        switchValue,
        new SwitchCase[] {
            Expression.SwitchCase(
                Expression.Call(
                    null,
                    typeof(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", new Type[] { typeof(String) }),
                    Expression.Constant("First")
                ),
                Expression.Constant(1)
            ),
            Expression.SwitchCase(
                Expression.Call(
                    null,
                    typeof(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", new Type[] { typeof(String) }),
                    Expression.Constant("Second")
                ),
                Expression.Constant(2)
            )
        }
    );

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

// This code example produces the following output:
//
// Second
' Add the following directive to the file:
' Imports System.Linq.Expressions

' An expression that represents the switch value.
Dim switchValue As ConstantExpression = Expression.Constant(2)

' This expression represents a switch statement 
' without a default case.
Dim switchExpr As SwitchExpression =
Expression.Switch(
    switchValue,
    New SwitchCase() {
        Expression.SwitchCase(
            Expression.Call(
                Nothing,
                GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}),
                Expression.Constant("First")
            ),
            Expression.Constant(1)
        ),
        Expression.SwitchCase(
            Expression.Call(
                Nothing,
                GetType(Console).GetMethod("WriteLine", New Type() {GetType(String)}),
                Expression.Constant("Second")
            ),
            Expression.Constant(2)
        )
    }
)

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

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

Properties

Body

Gets the body of this case.

TestValues

Gets the values of this case. This case is selected for execution when the SwitchValue matches any of these values.

Methods

Equals(Object)

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

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a String that represents the current Object.

Update(IEnumerable<Expression>, Expression)

Creates a new expression that is like this one, but using the supplied children. If all of the children are the same, it will return this expression.

Applies to