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Strings.GetChar Method

Returns a Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetChar ( _
	str As String, _
	Index As Integer _
) As Char

Parameters

str
Type: System.String

Required. Any valid String expression.

Index
Type: System.Int32

Required. Integer expression. The (1-based) index of the character in str to be returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

str is Nothing, Index < 1, or Index is greater than index of last character of str.

If Index is less than 1 or greater than the index of the last character in str, an ArgumentException is thrown.

This example shows how to use the GetChar function to return a character from a specified index in a String.

Dim TestString As String = "ABCDE" 
Dim TestChar As Char 
' Returns "D"
TestChar = GetChar(TestString, 4)

.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

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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