StringBuilder Constructor (String, Int32)

StringBuilder Constructor (String, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the StringBuilder class using the specified string and capacity.

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

Public Sub New ( _
	value As String, _
	capacity As Integer _


Type: System.String
The string used to initialize the value of the instance. If value is Nothing, the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).
Type: System.Int32
The suggested starting size of the StringBuilder.


capacity is less than zero.

If capacity is zero, the implementation-specific default capacity is used.

The following code example demonstrates how to call the StringBuilder constructor with an initial string and a specified capacity.

Dim initialString As String = "Initial string. "
Dim capacity As Integer = 255
Dim stringBuilder As New StringBuilder(initialString, capacity)


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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