Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 Developer Reference


The TypeDescriptionCollection class represents a collection of TypeDescription objects. The following methods use this class:

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

The TypeDescriptionCollection class implements the IEnumerable interface.

Public Methods

The TypeDescriptionCollection class has the following public methods.

Method Description

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


Retrieves a TypeDescriptionEnumerator 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 TypeDescriptionCollection class has the following public properties.

Property Description
ChangeType Data type: ChangeTypeDescription
Access type: Read-only

Retrieves a ChangeTypeDescription object that describes the ChangeType attribute.

Count Data type: Int32
Access type: Read-only

Retrieves the number of items in the TypeDescriptionCollection object.

Item Data type: TypeDescription
Access type: Read-only

The Item property retrieves a TypeDescription object in this collection.

ObjectTypeAttributeName Data type: String
Access type: Read-only

Retrieves a string that contains the name of the object type attribute.

Protected Constructors

The TypeDescriptionCollection class has the following protected constructor.

Constructor Description

Initializes a new instance of the TypeDescriptionCollection class

Protected Methods

The TypeDescriptionCollection 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.


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.

See Also

ConfigParameter, ConfigParameterCollection, IMAExtensibleCallExport.BeginExport(String, String, String, ConfigParameterCollection, TypeDescriptionCollection), IMAExtensibleFileExport.DeliverExportFile(String, String, String, String, ConfigParameterCollection, TypeDescriptionCollection), TypeDescription