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String::GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

public:
virtual TypeCode GetTypeCode() sealed

Return Value

Type: System::TypeCode
The enumerated constant, TypeCode::String.

Implements

IConvertible::GetTypeCode()

The following example displays the TypeCode enumerated constant for the String type.

// Sample for String.GetTypeCode() 
using namespace System;
int main()
{
   String^ str = "abc";
   TypeCode tc = str->GetTypeCode();
   Console::WriteLine( "The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.", str, tc.ToString( "D" ), tc.ToString( "F" ) );
}

/*
This example produces the following results:
The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
*/

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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