CharUnicodeInfo.GetDigitValue Method (String, Int32)

 

Gets the digit value of the numeric character at the specified index of the specified string.

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

public static int GetDigitValue(
	string s,
	int index
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

The String containing the Unicode character for which to get the digit value.

index
Type: System.Int32

The index of the Unicode character for which to get the digit value.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The digit value of the numeric character at the specified index of the specified string.

-or-

-1, if the character at the specified index of the specified string is not a digit.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

s is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index is outside the range of valid indexes in s.

Digit value is a property that applies only to numeric characters that can be used as digits. A digit is a numeric character that can be combined with other digits to represent a whole number in a numbering system.

For more information on Unicode characters, see the Unicode Standard.

The following code example shows the values returned by each method for different types of characters.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class SamplesCharUnicodeInfo  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // The String to get information for.
      String s = "a9\u0393\u00B2\u00BC\u0BEF\u0BF0\u2788";
      Console.WriteLine( "String: {0}", s );

      // Print the values for each of the characters in the string.
      Console.WriteLine( "index c  Num   Dig   Dec   UnicodeCategory" );
      for ( int i = 0; i < s.Length; i++ )  {
         Console.Write( "{0,-5} {1,-3}", i, s[i] );
         Console.Write( " {0,-5}", CharUnicodeInfo.GetNumericValue( s, i ) );
         Console.Write( " {0,-5}", CharUnicodeInfo.GetDigitValue( s, i ) );
         Console.Write( " {0,-5}", CharUnicodeInfo.GetDecimalDigitValue( s, i ) );
         Console.WriteLine( "{0}", CharUnicodeInfo.GetUnicodeCategory( s, i ) );
      }

   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.  Some characters might not display at the console.

String: a9\u0393\u00B2\u00BC\u0BEF\u0BF0\u2788
index c  Num   Dig   Dec   UnicodeCategory
0     a   -1    -1    -1   LowercaseLetter
1     9   9     9     9    DecimalDigitNumber
2     \u0393   -1    -1    -1   UppercaseLetter
3     \u00B2   2     2     2    OtherNumber
4     \u00BC   0.25  -1    -1   OtherNumber
5     \u0BEF   9     9     9    DecimalDigitNumber
6     \u0BF0   10    -1    -1   OtherNumber
7     \u2788   9     9     -1   OtherNumber

*/

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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