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String.Replace Method (Char, Char)

Replaces all occurrences of a specified Unicode character in this instance with another specified Unicode character.

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

'Declaration
Public Function Replace ( _
	oldChar As Char, _
	newChar As Char _
) As String
'Usage
Dim instance As String
Dim oldChar As Char
Dim newChar As Char
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.Replace(oldChar, newChar)
public String Replace (
	char oldChar, 
	char newChar
)
public function Replace (
	oldChar : char, 
	newChar : char
) : String

Parameters

oldChar

A Unicode character to be replaced.

newChar

A Unicode character to replace all occurrences of oldChar.

Return Value

A String equivalent to this instance but with all instances of oldChar replaced with newChar.

This method performs an ordinal (case-sensitive and culture-insensitive) search to find oldChar.

The following code example creates a comma separated value list by substituting commas for the blanks between a series of numbers.

Imports System
 _

Class stringReplace1
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Dim str As [String] = "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"
      Console.WriteLine("Original string: ""{0}""", str)
      Console.WriteLine("CSV string:      ""{0}""", str.Replace(" "c, ","c))
   End Sub
End Class
'
' This example produces the following output:
' Original string: "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"
' CSV string:      "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9"
'

import System.*;

class StringReplace1
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        String str = "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9";
        Console.WriteLine("Original string: \"{0}\"", str);
        Console.WriteLine("CSV string:      \"{0}\"", str.Replace(' ', ','));
    } //main
} //StringReplace1
//
// This example produces the following output:
// Original string: "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"
// CSV string:      "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9"
//

Windows 98, Windows 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 Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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