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Uri.HexEscape Method

Converts a specified character into its hexadecimal equivalent.

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

public static string HexEscape(
	char character
)

Parameters

character
Type: System.Char
The character to convert to hexadecimal representation.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The hexadecimal representation of the specified character.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

character is greater than 255.

The following example converts a character to its hexadecimal equivalent and writes it to the console.


char  testChar = 'e';
if (Uri.IsHexDigit(testChar) == true)
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is the hexadecimal representation of {1}", testChar, Uri.FromHex(testChar));
else 
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is not a hexadecimal character", testChar);

string returnString = Uri.HexEscape(testChar);
Console.WriteLine("The hexadecimal value of '{0}' is {1}", testChar, returnString);


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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