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String::Join Method (String, array<Object>)

Concatenates the elements of an object array, using the specified separator between each element.

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

static String^ Join(
	String^ separator, 
	... array<Object^>^ values


Type: System::String

The string to use as a separator. separator is included in the returned string only if values has more than one element.

Type: array<System::Object>

An array that contains the elements to concatenate.

Return Value

Type: System::String
A string that consists of the elements of values delimited by the separator string. If values is an empty array, the method returns String::Empty.


values is nullptr.

If separator is nullptr or if any element of values other than the first element is nullptr, an empty string (String::Empty) is used instead. See the Notes for Callers section if the first element of values is nullptr.

Join(String, array<Object>) is a convenience method that lets you concatenate each element in an object array without explicitly converting its elements to strings. The string representation of each object in the array is derived by calling that object's ToString method.

Notes to Callers

If the first element of values is nullptr, the Join(String, array<Object>) method does not concatenate the elements in values but instead returns String::Empty. A number of workarounds for this issue are available. The easiest is to assign a value of String::Empty to the first element of the array, as the following example shows.

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The following example uses the Sieve of Eratosthenes algorithm to calculate the prime numbers that are less than or equal to 100. It assigns the result to a integer array, which it then passes to the Join(String, array<Object>) method.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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