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StringBuilder Constructor (String, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the StringBuilder class using the specified string and capacity.

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

public StringBuilder(
	string value,
	int capacity
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String

The string used to initialize the value of the instance. If value is null, the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).

capacity
Type: System.Int32

The suggested starting size of the StringBuilder.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

capacity is less than zero.

If capacity is zero, the implementation-specific default capacity is used.

The following example demonstrates how to call the StringBuilder constructor with an initial string and a specified capacity.

string initialString = "Initial string. ";
int capacity = 255;
StringBuilder stringBuilder = 
    new StringBuilder(initialString, capacity);

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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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