StringBuilder.ToString Method ()


Converts the value of this instance to a String.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string whose value is the same as this instance.

You must call the ToString method to convert the StringBuilder object to a String object before you can pass the string represented by the StringBuilder object to a method that has a String parameter or display it in the user interface.

The following example demonstrates calling the ToString method. This example is part of a larger example provided for the StringBuilder class.

// Display the number of characters in the StringBuilder and its string.
Console.WriteLine("{0} chars: {1}", sb.Length, sb.ToString());

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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