MatchCollection.CopyTo Method

Copies all the elements of the collection to the given array starting at the given index.

Namespace:  System.Text.RegularExpressions
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)


Public Sub CopyTo ( _
    array As Array, _
    arrayIndex As Integer _
public void CopyTo(
    Array array,
    int arrayIndex


  • array
    Type: System.Array
    The array the collection is to be copied into.
  • arrayIndex
    Type: System.Int32
    The position in the array where copying is to begin.


ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32)


Exception Condition

array is a multi-dimensional array.


arrayIndex is outside the bounds of array.


arrayIndex plus GroupCollection.Count is outside the bounds of array.


Since the collection is copied into the array starting at the given index, the destination array must be at least as large as the entire collection.

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 If you pass an invalid value to CopyTo, the method throws ArgumentOutOfRangeException instead of ArgumentException.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.