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Tuple<T1, T2>.ToString Method

Returns a string that represents the value of this Tuple<T1, T2> instance.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of this Tuple<T1, T2> object.

The string returned by this method takes the form (Item1, Item2), where Item1 and Item2 represent the values of the Item1 and Item2 properties. If either property value is null, it is represented as String.Empty.

The following example illustrates the ToString method.

using System;

public class Class1
   public static void Main()
      Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>[] scores = 
                      { new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Abbey", 92), 
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Dave", 88),
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Ed", null),
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Jack", 78),
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Linda", 99),
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Judith", 84), 
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Penelope", 82),
                        new Tuple<string, Nullable<int>>("Sam", 91) }; 
      foreach (var score in scores)
// The example displays the following output:
//       (Abbey, 92)
//       (Dave, 88)
//       (Ed, )
//       (Jack, 78)
//       (Linda, 99)
//       (Judith, 84)
//       (Penelope, 82)
//       (Sam, 91)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.