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String.Concat Method (Object())

Concatenates the string representations of the elements in a specified Object array.

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

Public Shared Function Concat ( _
	ParamArray args As Object() _
) As String


Type: System.Object()

An object array that contains the elements to concatenate.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The concatenated string representations of the values of the elements in args.


args is Nothing.


Out of memory.

The method concatenates each object in args by calling the parameterless ToString method of that object; it does not add any delimiters.

String.Empty is used in place of any null object in the array.

Notes to Callers

This method is not called by C++ code. The C++ compiler resolves calls to Concat that have four or more object parameters as a call to Concat(Object, Object, Object, Object),

The following example demonstrates the use of the Concat method with an Object array.

Imports System

Public Class ConcatTest

    Public Shared Sub Main()
        Dim t1 As New Test1()
        Dim t2 As New Test2()
        Dim i As Integer = 16
        Dim s As String = "Demonstration" 
        Dim o As Object() = {t1, i, t2, s}

        ' create a group of objects 

        ' place the objects in an array 

        ' concatenate the objects together as a string. To do this, 
        ' the ToString method in the objects is called
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'ConcatTest

' imagine these test classes are full-fledged objects... 
Class Test1
End Class 'Test1

Class Test2
End Class 'Test2

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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