Converts a string to its escaped representation.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function EscapeDataString ( _ stringToEscape As String _ ) As String
public static string EscapeDataString( string stringToEscape )
The string to escape.
The EscapeDataString method converts all characters except for RFC 2396 unreserved characters to their hexadecimal representation. All Unicode characters are converted to UTF-8 format before being escaped.
This method assumes that stringToEscape has no escape sequences in it.
The string is escaped according to RFC 3986. See this RFC for a definition of reserved and unreserved characters.
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
Silverlight for Windows Phone
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0
Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.