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Strings::GetChar Method

Returns a Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public:
static wchar_t GetChar(
	String^ str, 
	int Index
)

Parameters

str
Type: System::String

Required. Any valid String expression.

Index
Type: System::Int32

Required. Integer expression. The (1-based) index of the character in str to be returned.

Return Value

Type: System::Char
Char value representing the character from the specified index in the supplied string.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

str is Nothing, Index < 1, or Index is greater than index of last character of str.

If Index is less than 1 or greater than the index of the last character in str, an ArgumentException is thrown.

This example shows how to use the GetChar function to return a character from a specified index in a String.

Dim TestString As String = "ABCDE" 
Dim TestChar As Char 
' Returns "D"
TestChar = GetChar(TestString, 4)

.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
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