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CodeDomProvider.CreateGenerator Method

Note: This API is now obsolete.

When overridden in a derived class, creates a new code generator.

Namespace:  System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

[ObsoleteAttribute("Callers should not use the ICodeGenerator interface and should instead use the methods directly on the CodeDomProvider class. Those inheriting from CodeDomProvider must still implement this interface, and should exclude this warning or also obsolete this method.")]
public abstract ICodeGenerator CreateGenerator()

Return Value

Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.ICodeGenerator
An ICodeGenerator that can be used to generate System.CodeDom based source code representations.

This method is obsolete in the .NET Framework 2.0. The recommended alternative is to call the ICodeGenerator methods that are directly available in the CodeDomProvider class.

Notes to Inheritors

In the .NET Framework 2.0, you should implement the ICodeGenerator members in the CodeDomProvider class and throw a NotSupportedException when this method is called.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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