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String.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant, TypeCode.String.

Implements

IConvertible.GetTypeCode()

The following 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.
*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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