Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.ValueCollection Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.ValueCollection class that reflects the values in the specified Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
    dictionary As Dictionary(Of TKey, TValue) _
)
public ValueCollection(
    Dictionary<TKey, TValue> dictionary
)

Parameters

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

dictionary is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Remarks

The Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.ValueCollection is not a static copy; instead, the Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.ValueCollection refers back to the values in the original Dictionary<TKey, TValue>. Therefore, changes to the Dictionary<TKey, TValue> continue to be reflected in the Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.ValueCollection.

This constructor is an O(1) operation.

Version Information

Silverlight

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

Platforms

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