String.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

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 System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void 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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: 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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