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String.String(Char[]) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the String class to the value indicated by an array of Unicode characters.

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

Public Sub New ( _
	value As Char() _
Dim value As Char()

Dim instance As New String(value)
public String (
	char[] value
public function String (
	value : char[]
Not applicable.



An array of Unicode characters.

If value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or contains no element, an Empty instance is initialized.

The following simple code example demonstrates how you can create an instance of the String class with this constructor.

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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