Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 Developer Reference


The AttributeDescriptionCollection class represents a collection of AttributeDescription objects.

The AttributeDescriptionCollection class is derived from the System.Object class.

Public Methods

The AttributeDescriptionCollection class has the following public methods.

Method Description

Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object.


Retrieves a AttributeDescriptionEnumerator object that allows enumeration of the members of the collection.


Serves as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table.


Gets the Type of the current instance.


Returns a String that represents the current Object.

Public Properties

The AttributeDescriptionCollection class has the following public properties.

Property Description
Count Data type: Int32
Access type: Read-only

Retrieves the number of items in the AttributeDescriptionCollection object.

Item Data type: AttributeDescription
Access type: Read-only

Retrieves a specific member of the collection.

Protected Constructors

The AttributeDescriptionCollection class has the following protected constructor.

Constructor Description

Creates an instance of the AttributeDescriptionCollection class.

Protected Methods

The AttributeDescriptionCollection class has the following protected methods.

Method Description

Allows an Object to attempt to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection.


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.


If you plan to get the attributes on an object, such as through the WriteLine method, then you must declare the TypeDescriptionCollection in order to have access to the AttributeDescription objects. The following code example demonstrates how to do this. See TypeDescription for more information and a code example.


Product: Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 Service Pack 1
Namespace: Defined in Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.
Assembly: Requires Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices (in Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.dll).
.NET Framework: Requires .NET Framework 1.1.