Base Types
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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.

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