MaskedTextProvider.Replace Method (Char, Int32, Int32, Int32, MaskedTextResultHint)
Replaces a single character between the specified starting and ending positions with the specified character value, and then outputs the removal position and descriptive information.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
public bool Replace( char input, int startPosition, int endPosition, out int testPosition, out MaskedTextResultHint resultHint )
The zero-based position in the formatted string where the replacement starts.
The zero-based position in the formatted string where the replacement ends.
If successful, the zero-based position in the formatted string where the last character was actually replaced; otherwise, the first position where the operation failed. An output parameter.
Return ValueType: System.Boolean
true if the character was successfully replaced; otherwise, false.
Themethod searches for the first editable position in the formatted string between the specified starting and ending positions. If one is found, the value of the editable position is changed to the specified character, input. Any of the following conditions will result in an error condition that causes no replacement to be performed and a value of false to be returned:
The startPos or endPos parameters point before the start of the formatted string or beyond its end.
An editable character was not found in the specified interval.
The replacement character, input, is not a valid input character because it is not printable or does not match its corresponding mask element.
In addition to the return value, this method has two output parameters to supply additional information about the replacement operation.
Available since 2.0