.Length

Published Nov 3, 2022Updated May 24, 2023
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The .Length property returns the total number of elements in the array, including all dimensions of the array.

Syntax

int myLength = myArray.Length;

myArray.Length returns an int that represents the number of elements in myArray.

Example

The following example initializes an array, then prints out the number of elements it contains:

using System;
public class Example
{
public static void Main(string[] args)
{
int[] myArray = {0, 1, 2, 3, 4};
Console.WriteLine(myArray.Length); // Output: 5
}
}

Codebyte Example

The following runnable code uses the .Length property to return the length of the numbers array:

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