Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All

Char.IsSymbol Method

Indicates whether a Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.

Overload List

Indicates whether the specified Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Shared Function IsSymbol(Char) As Boolean
[C#] public static bool IsSymbol(char);
[C++] public: static bool IsSymbol(__wchar_t);
[JScript] public static function IsSymbol(Char) : Boolean;

Indicates whether the character at the specified position in a specified string is categorized as a symbol character.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Shared Function IsSymbol(String, Integer) As Boolean
[C#] public static bool IsSymbol(string, int);
[C++] public: static bool IsSymbol(String*, int);
[JScript] public static function IsSymbol(String, int) : Boolean;

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following sample demonstrates IsSymbol.

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] Note   This example shows how to use one of the overloaded versions of IsSymbol. For other examples that might be available, see the individual overload topics.
[Visual Basic] 
Imports System

Module IsSymbolSample

    Sub Main()

        Dim str As String
        str = "non-symbolic characters"

        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsSymbol("+"c))      ' Output: "True"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsSymbol(str, 8))    ' Output: "False"

    End Sub

End Module

[C#] 
using System;

public class IsSymbolSample {
    public static void Main() {
        string str = "non-symbolic characters"; 

        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsSymbol('+'));        // Output: "True"
        Console.WriteLine(Char.IsSymbol(str, 8));    // Output: "False"
    }
}

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>
using namespace System;

int main() {
   String* str = "non-symbolic characters"; 

   Console::WriteLine(Char::IsSymbol('+'));      // Output: "True"
   Console::WriteLine(Char::IsSymbol(str, 8));   // Output: "False"
}

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

See Also

Char Structure | Char Members | System Namespace

Show:
© 2015 Microsoft