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Char.IsSymbol Method

Indicates whether a Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.

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  Name Description
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsSymbol(Char) Indicates whether the specified Unicode character is categorized as a symbol character.
Public method Static member Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library IsSymbol(String, Int32) Indicates whether the character at the specified position in a specified string is categorized as a symbol character.
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Valid symbols are members of the following categories in UnicodeCategory: MathSymbol, CurrencySymbol, ModifierSymbol, and OtherSymbol.

Symbols in the Unicode standard are a loosely defined set of characters that include the following:

  • Currency symbols.

  • Letterlike symbols, which include a set of mathematical alphanumeric symbols as well as symbols such as ℅, №, and ™.

  • Number forms, such as subscripts and superscripts.

  • Mathematical operators and arrows.

  • Geometric symbols.

  • Technical symbols.

  • Braille patterns.

  • Dingbats.

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