StringInfo.GetNextTextElement Method (String)
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function GetNextTextElement ( _ str As String _ ) As String 'Usage Dim str As String Dim returnValue As String returnValue = StringInfo.GetNextTextElement(str)
The string from which to get the text element.
Return ValueA string containing the first text element in the specified string.
str is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The .NET Framework defines a text element as a unit of text that is displayed as a single character, that is, a grapheme. A text element can be a base character, a surrogate pair, or a combining character sequence. The Unicode Standard defines a surrogate pair as a coded character representation for a single abstract character that consists of a sequence of two code units, where the first unit of the pair is a high surrogate and the second is a low surrogate. The Unicode Standard defines a combining character sequence as a combination of a base character and one or more combining characters. A surrogate pair can represent a base character or a combining character. For more information on surrogate pairs and combining character sequences, see The Unicode Standard at http://www.unicode.org..
This method only returns the first text element. To iterate through the text elements of the string, the application should use the TextElementEnumerator generated by the GetTextElementEnumerator method.
Windows 98, Windows Server 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 EditionThe Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.