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Strings.GetChar Method

Returns a Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetChar ( _
	str As String, _
	Index As Integer _
) As Char
'Usage
Dim str As String
Dim Index As Integer
Dim returnValue As Char

returnValue = Strings.GetChar(str, Index)
public static char GetChar (
	String str, 
	int Index
)
public static function GetChar (
	str : String, 
	Index : int
) : char

Parameters

str

Required. Any valid String expression.

Index

Required. Integer expression. The (1-based) index of the character in str to be returned.

Return Value

Returns a Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic GetChar Function.

If Index is less than 1 or greater than the index of the last character in str, an ArgumentException is thrown.

This example shows how to use the GetChar function to return a character from a specified index in a String.

Dim TestString As String = "ABCDE"
Dim TestChar As Char
' Returns "D"
TestChar = GetChar(TestString, 4)

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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