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EnumerableExtensionsTryClearT Method (IEnumerableT, Boolean, Boolean)

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Tries to remove all elements from the collection.

Namespace:  KGySoft.CoreLibraries
Assembly:  KGySoft.CoreLibraries (in KGySoft.CoreLibraries.dll) Version: 5.0.0
Syntax

public static bool TryClear<T>(
	this IEnumerable<T> collection,
	bool checkReadOnly = true,
	bool throwError = true
)

Parameters

collection
Type: System.Collections.GenericIEnumerableT
The collection to clear.
checkReadOnly (Optional)
Type: SystemBoolean
 to return  if the collection is read-only;  to attempt the clearing without checking the read-only state. This parameter is optional.
Default value: .
throwError (Optional)
Type: SystemBoolean
 to forward any exception thrown by the matching clear method;  to suppress inner exceptions and return  on failure. This parameter is optional.
Default value: .

Type Parameters

T
The type of the elements in the collection.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
 if a clear method could be successfully called;  if such method was not found, or checkReadOnly is  and the collection was read-only, or throwError is  and the clear method threw an exception.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IEnumerableT. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
Remarks

The collection can be cleared if that is either an ICollectionT, IList or IDictionary implementation.

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