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 example displays the TypeCode enumerated constant for the String type.

' Sample for String.GetTypeCode()
Imports System

Class Sample
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Dim str As [String] = "abc"
      Dim tc As TypeCode = str.GetTypeCode()
      Console.WriteLine("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.", _
                           str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F"))
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'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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