String.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for class String.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function GetTypeCode As TypeCode
public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant, TypeCode.String.

Implements

IConvertible.GetTypeCode()

Examples

The following code example displays the TypeCode enumerated constant for the String type.

' Sample for String.GetTypeCode()

Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      Dim str As [String] = "abc"
      Dim tc As TypeCode = str.GetTypeCode()
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.", _
                           str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F")) + vbCrLf
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'
'This example produces the following results:
'The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
'
// Sample for String.GetTypeCode()
using System;

class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      String str = "abc";
      TypeCode tc = str.GetTypeCode();
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The type code for '{0}' is {1}, which represents {2}.",
                           str, tc.ToString("D"), tc.ToString("F")) + "\n";
   }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:
The type code for 'abc' is 18, which represents String.
*/

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.

See Also

Reference