UTF8Encoding.GetBytes Method (String)

Encodes the characters in a specified String object into a sequence of bytes.

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

public override byte[] GetBytes(
	string s


Type: System.String
The character string to encode.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
A byte array that contains the encoded characters in the string specified by the s parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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