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Regex.Replace Method (String, String, Int32)

.NET Framework 1.1

Replaces up to a specified number of occurrences of a pattern defined by the regular expression specified in the Regex constructor with a specified replacement string, starting at the first character in the input string.

[Visual Basic]
Overloads Public Function Replace( _
   ByVal input As String, _
   ByVal replacement As String, _
   ByVal count As Integer _
) As String
public string Replace(
 string input,
 string replacement,
 int count
public: String* Replace(
 String* input,
 String* replacement,
 int count
public function Replace(
   input : String,
 replacement : String,
 count : int
) : String;


String to modify.
The replacement string.
The maximum number of times the replacement can occur.

Return Value

The modified character string.


If count is negative, replacements continue to the end of the string.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

Regex Class | Regex Members | System.Text.RegularExpressions Namespace | Regex.Replace Overload List