UnicodeEncoding.CharSize Field


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Represents the Unicode character size in bytes. This field is a constant.

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

public const int CharSize

Field Value

Type: System.Int32

The value of this field is a 32-bit signed constant with a value of 2.

The following example demonstrates how to return the value of CharSize and display it.

using System;
using System.Text;

class UnicodeEncodingExample {
    public static void Main() {
            "Unicode character size: {0} bytes",

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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