Decoder Class

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Converts a sequence of encoded bytes into a set of characters.

System..::..Object
  System.Text..::..Decoder

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

public abstract class Decoder

The Decoder type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodDecoderInitializes a new instance of the Decoder class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodConvertConverts an array of encoded bytes to UTF-16 encoded characters and stores the result in a character array.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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To obtain an instance of an implementation of the Decoder class, the application should use the GetDecoder method of an Encoding implementation.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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