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Working with Base Types

This section describes .NET Framework base type operations, including formatting, conversion, and common operations.

In This Section

Converting Types
Describes base type conversion.
Encoding Base Types
Describes how to convert characters into bytes.
Formatting Types
Describes how to format strings using the string format specifiers.
Manipulating Strings
Describes how to manipulate and format strings.
Parsing Strings
Describes how to convert strings into .NET Framework types.

Related Sections

Common Type System
Describes types used by the .NET Framework.