String.GetTypeCode Method

May 11, 2014

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant, TypeCode.String.

Implements

IConvertible.GetTypeCode()

The following code example displays the TypeCode enumerated constant for the String type.


// Sample for String.GetTypeCode()
using System;

class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      String str = "abc";
      TypeCode tc = str.GetTypeCode();
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.",
                           str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F")) + "\n";
   }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:
The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
*/


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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