Assemblies: System.Runtime.InteropServices (in System.Runtime.InteropServices.dll)
mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System.IntPtr
The address of the first character of the unmanaged string.
Return ValueType: System.String
A managed string that holds a copy of the unmanaged string if the value of the ptr parameter is not null; otherwise, this method returns null.
is useful for custom marshaling or when mixing managed and unmanaged code. Because this method creates a copy of the unmanaged string's contents, you must free the original string as appropriate. This method provides the opposite functionality of the Marshal.StringToBSTR method.
requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.