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String Constructor (Char*)

Initializes a new instance of the String class to the value indicated by a specified pointer to an array of Unicode characters.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public String(
	char* value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Char*

A pointer to a null terminated array of Unicode characters.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The current process does not have read access to all the addressed characters.

ArgumentNullException

value is null.

ArgumentException

value specifies an array that contains an invalid Unicode character, or value specifies an address less than 64000.

If value is a null pointer, an Empty instance is initialized.

This constructor copies the sequence of Unicode characters at the specified pointer until a null character (hexadecimal 0x0000) is reached.

If the specified array is not null-terminated, the behavior of this constructor is system dependent. For example, such a situation might cause an access violation.

In C#, this constructor is defined only in the context of unsafe code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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