Clone Method

String.Clone Method ()


Returns a reference to this instance of String.

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

public object Clone()

Return Value

Type: System.Object

This instance of String.

The return value is not an independent copy of this instance; it is simply another view of the same data. Use the Copy or CopyTo method to create a separate String object with the same value as this instance.

Because the Clone method simply returns the existing string instance, there is little reason to call it directly.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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