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String Constructor (Char, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the String class to the value indicated by a specified Unicode character repeated a specified number of times.

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

public String (
	char c,
	int count
)
public String (
	char c, 
	int count
)
public function String (
	c : char, 
	count : int
)

Parameters

c

A Unicode character.

count

The number of times c occurs.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

count is less than zero.

If count is zero, an Empty instance is initialized.

The following simple code example demonstrates how you can create an instance of the String class with this constructor.

// Create a Unicode String with 5 Greek Alpha characters
String szGreekAlpha = new String('\u0319',5);
// Create a Unicode String with a Greek Omega character
String szGreekOmega = new String(new char [] {'\u03A9','\u03A9','\u03A9'},2,1);

String szGreekLetters = String.Concat(szGreekOmega, szGreekAlpha, szGreekOmega.Clone());

// Examine the result
Console.WriteLine(szGreekLetters);

// The first index of Alpha
int ialpha = szGreekLetters.IndexOf('\u0319');
// The last index of Omega
int iomega = szGreekLetters.LastIndexOf('\u03A9');

Console.WriteLine("The Greek letter Alpha first appears at index " + ialpha +
    " and Omega last appears at index " + iomega + " in this String.");

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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