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StringBuilder Constructor (String)

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

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

public StringBuilder(
	string value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String

The string used to initialize the value of the instance. If value is null, the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).

If value is null, the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).

The following example demonstrates how to call the StringBuilder constructor with the specified string.

string initialString = "Initial string.";
StringBuilder stringBuilder = new StringBuilder(initialString);

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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