SecureString.Length Property


Gets the number of characters in the current secure string.

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

public int Length { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The number of System.Char objects in this secure string.

Exception Condition

This secure string has already been disposed.

The Length property returns the number of Char objects in this instance, not the number of Unicode characters. A Unicode character might be represented by more than one Char object.

The maximum length of a SecureString instance is 65,536 characters.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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