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IdnMapping.GetAscii Method (String)

Encodes a string of one or more domain name labels that consist of Unicode characters to a string of Unicode characters in the US-ASCII character range.

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

public string GetAscii (
	string unicode
)
public String GetAscii (
	String unicode
)
public function GetAscii (
	unicode : String
) : String
Not applicable.

Parameters

unicode

An input string to convert, which consists of one or more domain name labels delimited with label separators.

Return Value

The equivalent of the string specified by the unicode parameter, consisting of displayable Unicode characters in the US-ASCII character range (U+0020 to U+007E) and formatted according to the Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) standard.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

unicode is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

unicode is invalid based on the AllowUnassigned and UseStd3AsciiRules properties, and the IDNA standard.

-or-

A label contains one or more of the Unicode control characters from U+0001 through U+001F, or U+007F.

For more information about domain names, labels, and label separators, see the remarks for the IdnMapping.GetAscii(String,Int32,Int32) method.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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