IsDigit Method (Char)
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Char.IsDigit Method (Char)

Indicates whether the specified Unicode character is categorized as a decimal digit.

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

public static bool IsDigit(
	char c


Type: System.Char
The Unicode character to evaluate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if c is a decimal digit; otherwise, false.

This method determines whether a Char is a radix-10 digit. This contrasts with IsNumber, which determines whether a Char is of any numeric Unicode category. Numbers include characters such as fractions, subscripts, superscripts, Roman numerals, currency numerators, encircled numbers, and script-specific digits.

Valid digits are members of the UnicodeCategory.DecimalDigitNumber category.

The following code example demonstrates IsDigit.

using System;

public class IsDigitSample {
	public static void Main() {
		char ch = '8';

		Console.WriteLine(Char.IsDigit(ch));					// Output: "True"
		Console.WriteLine(Char.IsDigit("sample string", 7));	// Output: "False"

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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