StringBuilder Constructor (String)

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

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
    value As String _
)
public StringBuilder(
    string value
)

Parameters

  • value
    Type: System.String
    The string used to initialize the value of the instance. If value is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).

Remarks

If value is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the new StringBuilder will contain the empty string (that is, it contains Empty).

Examples

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

Dim initialString As String = "Initial string."
Dim stringBuilder As New StringBuilder(initialString)
string initialString = "Initial string.";
StringBuilder stringBuilder = new StringBuilder(initialString);

Version Information

Silverlight

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

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.