Array.Rank Property

Gets the zero-based rank (number of dimensions) of the Array.

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


Public ReadOnly Property Rank As Integer
public int Rank { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The zero-based rank (number of dimensions) of the Array.


For example, the Visual Basic code Dim 3DArray(0,0,0) As Integer creates an array of three dimensions with a rank of 2.

Retrieving the value of this property is an O(1) operation.

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.