Char.ToLower Method (Char, CultureInfo)

Converts the value of a specified Unicode character to its lowercase equivalent using specified culture-specific formatting information.

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

public static char ToLower(
	char c,
	CultureInfo culture
)

Parameters

c
Type: System.Char
A Unicode character.
culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
An object that supplies culture-specific casing rules.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
The lowercase equivalent of c, modified according to culture, or the unchanged value of c, if c is already lowercase or not alphabetic.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

culture is null.

Use String.ToLower to convert a string to lowercase.

Notes to Callers

On Mac OS X v 10.4 and earlier versions, converting a Char to lowercase by specifying a culture other than the current culture is not supported.

The following example demonstrates ToLower.


using System;
using System.Globalization;  // for CultureInfo

public class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += Char.ToLower('A') + "\n";				// Output: "a"
   }
}


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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