String.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

Public Function GetTypeCode As TypeCode

Return Value

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



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

' Sample for String.GetTypeCode()

Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      Dim str As [String] = "abc"
      Dim tc As TypeCode = str.GetTypeCode()
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.", _
                           str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F")) + vbCrLf
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'This example produces the following results:
'The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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