CharUnicodeInfo.GetDigitValue Method (Char)


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Gets the digit value of the specified numeric character.

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

static member GetDigitValue : 
        ch:char -> int


Type: System.Char

The Unicode character for which to get the digit value.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The digit value of the specified numeric character.


-1, if the specified character is not a digit.

Digit value is a property that applies only to numeric characters that can be used as digits. A digit is a numeric character that can be combined with other digits to represent a whole number in a numbering system.

For more information on Unicode characters, see the Unicode Standard.

The following code example shows the values returned by each method for different types of characters.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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