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Char.GetUnicodeCategory Method (Char)

Categorizes a specified Unicode character into a group identified by one of the UnicodeCategory values.

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

public static UnicodeCategory GetUnicodeCategory (
	char c
)
public static UnicodeCategory GetUnicodeCategory (
	char c
)
public static function GetUnicodeCategory (
	c : char
) : UnicodeCategory

Parameters

c

A Unicode character.

Return Value

A UnicodeCategory value that identifies the group that contains c.

The following code example demonstrates GetUnicodeCategory.

using System;

public class GetUnicodeCategorySample {
	public static void Main() {
		char ch2 = '2';
		string str = "Upper Case";

		Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory('a'));		// Output: "LowercaseLetter"
		Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory(ch2));		// Output: "DecimalDigitNumber"
		Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory(str, 6));		// Output: "UppercaseLetter"
	}
}

import System.*;

public class GetUnicodeCategorySample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        char ch2 = '2';
        String str = "Upper Case";
           // Output: "LowercaseLetter"   
        Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory('a'));    
        // Output: "DecimalDigitNumber"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory(ch2));    
        // Output: "UppercaseLetter"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.GetUnicodeCategory(str, 6));        
    } //main
} //GetUnicodeCategorySample

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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