Append Method (Char)

StringBuilder.Append Method (Char)

Appends the string representation of a specified Unicode character to the end of this instance.

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

public StringBuilder Append(
	char value


Type: System.Char
The Unicode character to append.

Return Value

Type: System.Text.StringBuilder
A reference to this instance after the append operation has completed.


Enlarging the value of this instance would exceed its maximum capacity.

The Append method modifies the existing instance of this class; it does not return a new class instance. Because of this, you can call a method or property on the existing reference and you do not have to assign the return value to a StringBuilder object, as the following example illustrates.

string str = "Characters in a string.";
System.Text.StringBuilder sb = new System.Text.StringBuilder();
foreach (var ch in str)
   sb.Append(" '").Append(ch).Append("' ");

outputBlock.Text += "Characters in the string:\n";
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("  {0}\n", sb);
// The example displays the following output:
//    Characters in the string:
//       'C'  'h'  'a'  'r'  'a'  'c'  't'  'e'  'r'  's'  ' '  'i'  'n'  ' '  'a'  ' '  's'  't' 'r'  'i'  'n'  'g'  '.'      

The capacity of this instance is adjusted as needed.


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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