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CharConverter Class

Provides a type converter to convert Unicode character objects to and from various other representations.

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

public class CharConverter : TypeConverter
public class CharConverter extends TypeConverter
public class CharConverter extends TypeConverter
Not applicable.

This converter can only convert a string, with a length of 1, to and from a character.

For more information about type converters, see the TypeConverter base class and How to: Implement a Type Converter.

NoteNote:

You should never create an instance of a CharConverter. Instead, call the GetConverter method of the TypeDescriptor class. For more information, see the examples in the TypeConverter base class.

The following code example converts a variable of type Char to a string variable, and vice versa.

Char chrA='a';
string strB="b";
Console.WriteLine(TypeDescriptor.GetConverter(chrA).ConvertTo(chrA, typeof(string)));
Console.WriteLine(TypeDescriptor.GetConverter(chrA).ConvertFrom(strB));

Char chrA = (Char)'a';
String strB = "b";
Console.WriteLine(TypeDescriptor.GetConverter(chrA).ConvertTo(chrA, 
    String.class.ToType()));
Console.WriteLine(TypeDescriptor.GetConverter(chrA).ConvertFrom(strB));

System.Object
   System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter
    System.ComponentModel.CharConverter

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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