.NET Framework Class Library
StringEmpty Field

Represents the empty string. This field is read-only.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Shared ReadOnly Empty As [%$TOPIC/74wsya52_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%]
public static readonly [%$TOPIC/74wsya52_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] Empty
static initonly [%$TOPIC/74wsya52_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ Empty
static val Empty: [%$TOPIC/74wsya52_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%]

The value of this field is the zero-length string, "".

In application code, this field is most commonly used in assignments to initialize a string variable to an empty string. To test whether the value of a string is either or StringEmpty, use the IsNullOrEmpty method.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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