.NET Framework Class Library
StringFormat Method (String, Object, Object, Object)

Replaces the format items in a specified string with the string representation of three specified objects.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
Public Shared Function Format ( _
	format As [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%], _
	arg0 As [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%], _
	arg1 As [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_2%], _
	arg2 As [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_3%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_4%]
public static [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] Format(
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] format,
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_2%] arg0,
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_3%] arg1,
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_4%] arg2
)
public:
static [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ Format(
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ format, 
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_2%]^ arg0, 
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_3%]^ arg1, 
	[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_4%]^ arg2
)
static member Format : 
        format:[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] * 
        arg0:[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%] * 
        arg1:[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_2%] * 
        arg2:[%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_3%] -> [%$TOPIC/d9t40k6d_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_4%]

Parameters

format
Type: SystemString

A composite format string.

arg0
Type: SystemObject

The first object to format.

arg1
Type: SystemObject

The second object to format.

arg2
Type: SystemObject

The third object to format.

Return Value

Type: SystemString
A copy of format in which the format items have been replaced by the string representations of arg0, arg1, and arg2.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

format is .

FormatException

format is invalid.

-or-

The index of a format item is less than zero, or greater than two.

Remarks
NoteNote

For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other overloads of the Format method, see the Format overload summary.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.