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Char.IsPunctuation Method (Char)

Indicates whether the specified Unicode character is categorized as a punctuation mark.

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

public static bool IsPunctuation (
	char c
)
public static boolean IsPunctuation (
	char c
)
public static function IsPunctuation (
	c : char
) : boolean

Parameters

c

A Unicode character.

Return Value

true if c is a punctuation mark; otherwise, false.

Valid punctuation marks are members of the following categories in UnicodeCategory: ConnectorPunctuation, DashPunctuation, OpenPunctuation, ClosePunctuation, InititalQuotePunctuation, FinalQuotePunctuation, or OtherPunctuation.

The following code example demonstrates IsPunctuation.

using System;

public class IsPunctuationSample {
	public static void Main() {
		char ch = '.';

		Console.WriteLine(Char.IsPunctuation(ch));						// Output: "True"
		Console.WriteLine(Char.IsPunctuation("no punctuation", 3));		// Output: "False"
	}
}

import System.*;

public class IsPunctuationSample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        char ch = '.';
        // Output: "True"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsPunctuation(ch));                        
        // Output: "False"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsPunctuation("no punctuation", 3));                
    } //main
}//IsPunctuationSample

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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