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Match.Result Method

Returns the expansion of the specified replacement pattern.

Namespace: System.Text.RegularExpressions
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public virtual string Result (
	string replacement
public String Result (
	String replacement
public function Result (
	replacement : String
) : String
Not applicable.



The replacement pattern to use.

Return Value

The expanded version of the replacement parameter.

Exception typeCondition


replacement is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


Expansion is not allowed for this pattern.

For example, if the replacement parameter is "$1$2", the Result method returns the concatenation of Groups[1].Value and Groups[2].Value (Groups(1).Value and Groups(2).Value in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0