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StringBuilder.StringBuilder(Int32, Int32) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the StringBuilder class that starts with a specified capacity and can grow to a specified maximum.

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

public StringBuilder (
	int capacity,
	int maxCapacity
)
public StringBuilder (
	int capacity, 
	int maxCapacity
)
public function StringBuilder (
	capacity : int, 
	maxCapacity : int
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

capacity

The suggested starting size of the StringBuilder.

maxCapacity

The maximum number of characters the current string can contain.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

maxCapacity is less than one, capacity is less than zero, or capacity is greater than maxCapacity.

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

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

int capacity = 255;
int maxCapacity = 1024;
StringBuilder stringBuilder = 
    new StringBuilder(capacity, maxCapacity);

int capacity = 255;
int maxCapacity = 1024;
StringBuilder stringBuilder = new StringBuilder(capacity, maxCapacity);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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