IDictionary.Clear Method

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Removes all elements from the IDictionary object.

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


Sub Clear
void Clear()


Exception Condition

The IDictionary object is read-only.


The following code example demonstrates how to implement the Clear method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the IDictionary class.

Public Sub Clear() Implements IDictionary.Clear
   ItemsInUse = 0
End Sub
public void Clear() { ItemsInUse = 0; }

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


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