String::GetTypeCode Method ()


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Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

virtual TypeCode GetTypeCode() sealed

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