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SerializationInfo.GetChar Method

Retrieves a Unicode character value from the SerializationInfo store.

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

public char GetChar(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name associated with the value to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
The Unicode character associated with name.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

name is null.

InvalidCastException

The value associated with name cannot be converted to a Unicode character.

SerializationException

An element with the specified name is not found in the current instance.

If the value is a Unicode character, or can be converted to one, that value is returned; otherwise, a InvalidCastException is thrown. All conversions are done by the IFormatterConverter associated with this SerializationInfo.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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