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Marshal.StringToHGlobalUni Method

Copies the contents of a managed String into unmanaged memory.

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

public static IntPtr StringToHGlobalUni(
	string s
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

A managed string to be copied.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr
The address, in unmanaged memory, to where the s was copied, or 0 if s is null.

ExceptionCondition
OutOfMemoryException

The method could not allocate enough native heap memory.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The s parameter exceeds the maximum length allowed by the operating system.

StringToHGlobalUni is useful for custom marshaling or for use when mixing managed and unmanaged code. Because this method allocates the unmanaged memory required for a string, always free the memory by calling FreeHGlobal. This method provides the opposite functionality of Marshal.PtrToStringUni.

This method copies embedded null characters, and includes a terminating null character.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    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.

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