WindowsRuntimeMarshal.PtrToStringHString Method (IntPtr)

.NET Framework (current version)

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This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Returns a managed string that contains a copy of the specified Windows Runtime HSTRING.

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

public static string PtrToStringHString(
	IntPtr ptr


Type: System.IntPtr

An unmanaged pointer to the HSTRING to copy.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A managed string that contains a copy of the HSTRING if ptr is not IntPtr.Zero; otherwise, String.Empty.

Exception Condition

The Windows Runtime is not supported on the current version of the operating system.


requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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