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String.EndsWith Method (String, Boolean, CultureInfo)

Determines whether the end of this string matches the specified string when compared using the specified culture.

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

public bool EndsWith(
	string value,
	bool ignoreCase,
	CultureInfo culture
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String

A String object to compare to.

ignoreCase
Type: System.Boolean

true to ignore case when comparing this instance and value; otherwise, false.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

Cultural information that determines how this instance and value are compared. If culture is null, the current culture is used.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the value parameter matches the end of this string; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

value is null.

This method compares the value parameter to the substring at the end of this string that is the same length as value, and returns a value that indicates whether they are equal. To be equal, value must be a reference to this same instance, or match the end of this string.

This method performs a word (culture-sensitive) comparison using the specified casing and culture.

The following example determines whether a string occurs at the end of another string. The EndsWith method is called several times using case sensitivity, case insensitivity, and different cultures that influence the results of the search.

// This code example demonstrates the  
// System.String.EndsWith(String, ..., CultureInfo) method. 

using System;
using System.Threading;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    string msg1 = "Search for the target string \"{0}\" in the string \"{1}\".\n";
    string msg2 = "Using the {0} - \"{1}\" culture:";
    string msg3 = "  The string to search ends with the target string: {0}";
    bool result = false;
    CultureInfo ci;

// Define a target string to search for. 
// U+00c5 = LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE
    string capitalARing = "\u00c5";

// Define a string to search.  
// The result of combining the characters LATIN SMALL LETTER A and COMBINING  
// RING ABOVE (U+0061, U+030a) is linguistically equivalent to the character  
// LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE (U+00e5).
    string xyzARing = "xyz" + "\u0061\u030a";

// Clear the screen and display an introduction.
    Console.Clear();

// Display the string to search for and the string to search.
    Console.WriteLine(msg1, capitalARing, xyzARing);

// Search using English-United States culture.
    ci = new CultureInfo("en-US");
    Console.WriteLine(msg2, ci.DisplayName, ci.Name);

    Console.WriteLine("Case sensitive:");
    result = xyzARing.EndsWith(capitalARing, false, ci);
    Console.WriteLine(msg3, result);

    Console.WriteLine("Case insensitive:");
    result = xyzARing.EndsWith(capitalARing, true, ci);
    Console.WriteLine(msg3, result);
    Console.WriteLine();

// Search using Swedish-Sweden culture.
    ci = new CultureInfo("sv-SE");
    Console.WriteLine(msg2, ci.DisplayName, ci.Name);

    Console.WriteLine("Case sensitive:");
    result = xyzARing.EndsWith(capitalARing, false, ci);
    Console.WriteLine(msg3, result);

    Console.WriteLine("Case insensitive:");
    result = xyzARing.EndsWith(capitalARing, true, ci);
    Console.WriteLine(msg3, result);
    }
}

/*
Note: This code example was executed on a console whose user interface 
culture is "en-US" (English-United States).

This code example produces the following results:

Search for the target string "Å" in the string "xyza°".

Using the English (United States) - "en-US" culture:
Case sensitive:
  The string to search ends with the target string: False
Case insensitive:
  The string to search ends with the target string: True

Using the Swedish (Sweden) - "sv-SE" culture:
Case sensitive:
  The string to search ends with the target string: False
Case insensitive:
  The string to search ends with the target string: False

*/

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

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

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