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Char.ToLower Method (Char)

Converts the value of a Unicode character to its lowercase equivalent.

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

public static char ToLower (
	char c
)
public static char ToLower (
	char c
)
public static function ToLower (
	c : char
) : char

Parameters

c

A Unicode character.

Return Value

The lowercase equivalent of c, or the unchanged value of c, if c is already lowercase or not alphabetic.

Casing rules are obtained from the current culture.

Use String.ToLower to convert a string to lowercase.

The following code example demonstrates ToLower.

using System;
using System.Globalization;  // for CultureInfo

public class ToLowerSample {
	public static void Main() {
		Console.WriteLine(Char.ToLower('A'));				// Output: "a"
	}
}

import System.*;
import System.Globalization.*; // for CultureInfo

public class ToLowerSample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(Char.ToLower('A'));    // Output: "a"
    } //main
} //ToLowerSample

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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