SystemDefaultCharSize Field
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Marshal.SystemDefaultCharSize Field


Represents the default character size on the system; the default is 2 for Unicode systems and 1 for ANSI systems. This field is read-only.

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

public static readonly int SystemDefaultCharSize

Field Value

Type: System.Int32

Legacy Code Example

The following example demonstrates the SystemDefaultCharSize field. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the Marshal class.

// Demonstrate the use of public static fields of the Marshal class.
Console.WriteLine("SystemDefaultCharSize={0}, SystemMaxDBCSCharSize={1}",
    Marshal.SystemDefaultCharSize, Marshal.SystemMaxDBCSCharSize);

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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