MemoryMarshal.CreateSpan<T>(T, Int32) Method

Definition

Creates a new span over a portion of a regular managed object.

public:
generic <typename T>
 static Span<T> CreateSpan(T % reference, int length);
public static Span<T> CreateSpan<T> (ref T reference, int length);
static member CreateSpan : 'T * int -> Span<'T>
Public Shared Function CreateSpan(Of T) (ByRef reference As T, length As Integer) As Span(Of T)

Type Parameters

T

The type of the data items.

Parameters

reference
T

A reference to data.

length
Int32

The number of T elements that reference contains.

Returns

A span.

Remarks

This method can be useful if part of a managed object represents a fixed array.

Warning

This method should be used with caution. It is dangerous because the length argument is not checked. In addition, the lifetime of the returned span is not validated for safety by span-aware languages.

Applies to