GetTypeCode Method

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.

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
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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