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String.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

public TypeCode GetTypeCode ()
public final TypeCode GetTypeCode ()
public final function GetTypeCode () : TypeCode
Not applicable.

Return Value

The enumerated constant, TypeCode.String.

The following code example displays the TypeCode enumerated constant for the String type.

// Sample for String.GetTypeCode()
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    String str = "abc";
    TypeCode tc = str.GetTypeCode();
    Console.WriteLine("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.", 
                         str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F"));
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:
The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
*/

// Sample for String.GetTypeCode()
import System.*;

class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        String str = "abc";
        TypeCode tc = str.GetTypeCode();
        Console.WriteLine("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents "
            + "{2}.", str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F"));
    } //main
} //Sample
/*
This example produces the following results:
The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
*/

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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