Char.IsSymbol Method

 

Indicates whether a Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.

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

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticIsSymbol(Char)

Indicates whether the specified Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticIsSymbol(String, Int32)

Indicates whether the character at the specified position in a specified string is categorized as a symbol character.

Valid symbols are members of the following categories in UnicodeCategory: MathSymbol, CurrencySymbol, ModifierSymbol, and OtherSymbol.

Symbols in the Unicode standard are a loosely defined set of characters that include the following:

  • Currency symbols.

  • Letterlike symbols, which include a set of mathematical alphanumeric symbols as well as symbols such as ℅, №, and ™.

  • Number forms, such as subscripts and superscripts.

  • Mathematical operators and arrows.

  • Geometric symbols.

  • Technical symbols.

  • Braille patterns.

  • Dingbats.

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