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Uri.IsHexDigit Method

Determines whether a specified character is a valid hexadecimal digit.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function IsHexDigit ( _
	character As Char _
) As Boolean

Parameters

character
Type: System.Char

The character to validate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that is true if the character is a valid hexadecimal digit; otherwise false.

Hexadecimal digits are the digits 0 to 9 and the letters A-F or a-f.

The following example determines whether a character is a hexadecimal character and, if it is, writes the corresponding decimal value to the console.

Dim testChar As Char = "e"c
If Uri.IsHexDigit(testChar) = True Then
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is the hexadecimal representation of {1}", testChar, Uri.FromHex(testChar))
Else
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is not a hexadecimal character", testChar)
End If  
Dim returnString As String = Uri.HexEscape(testChar)
Console.WriteLine("The hexadecimal value of '{0}' is {1}", testChar, returnString)

.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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