Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System.IntPtr
The address of the first character of the unmanaged string.
Return ValueType: System.String
A managed string that holds a copy of the unmanaged string if the value of the ptr parameter is not a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic); otherwise, this method returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
is useful for custom marshaling or when mixing managed and unmanaged code. Because this method creates a copy of the unmanaged string's contents, you must free the original string as appropriate. This method provides the opposite functionality of the Marshal.StringToBSTR method.
requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Windows Phone 8.1, 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.