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String::GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

public:
virtual TypeCode GetTypeCode() sealed

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 namespace System;
int 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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