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String Constructor (Char*)

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

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public String(
	char* value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Char*

A pointer to a null-terminated array of Unicode characters.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The current process does not have read access to all the addressed characters.

ArgumentException

value specifies an array that contains an invalid Unicode character, or value specifies an address less than 64000.

NoteNote

For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other String constructor overloads, see the String constructor summary.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.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

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

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