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Char.ToLower Method (Char, CultureInfo)

Converts the value of a specified Unicode character to its lowercase equivalent using specified culture-specific formatting information.

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

public static char ToLower(
	char c,
	CultureInfo culture
)

Parameters

c
Type: System.Char

A Unicode character.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

An object that supplies culture-specific casing rules.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
The lowercase equivalent of c, modified according to culture, or the unchanged value of c, if c is already lowercase or not alphabetic.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

culture is null.

Use String.ToLower to convert a string to lowercase.

The following code example demonstrates ToLower.

using System;
using System.Globalization;  // for CultureInfo 

public class ToLowerSample {
	public static void Main() {
		Console.WriteLine(Char.ToLower('A'));				// Output: "a"
	}
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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