Collection<(Of <(T>)>).ICollection.CopyTo Method

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Copies the elements of the ICollection to an Array, starting at a particular Array index.

Namespace: System.Collections.ObjectModel
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

Private Sub CopyTo ( _
    array As Array, _
    index As Integer _
) Implements ICollection.CopyTo
void ICollection.CopyTo(
    Array array,
    int index
)

Parameters

  • index
    Type: System..::.Int32
    The zero-based index in array at which copying begins.

Implements

ICollection..::.CopyTo(Array, Int32)

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

array is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is less than zero.

ArgumentException

array is multidimensional.

-or-

array does not have zero-based indexing.

-or-

The number of elements in the source ICollection is greater than the available space from index to the end of the destination array.

-or-

The type of the source ICollection cannot be cast automatically to the type of the destination array.

Remarks

Note

If the type of the source ICollection cannot be cast automatically to the type of the destination array, the non-generic implementations of ICollection..::.CopyTo throw InvalidCastException, whereas the generic implementations throw ArgumentException.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is Count.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Collection<(Of <(T>)>) Class

System.Collections.ObjectModel Namespace