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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)

public static char GetChar(
	string str,
	int Index
)

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

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic GetChar Function.

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)

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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

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