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Uri.HexEscape Method

Converts a specified character into its hexadecimal equivalent.

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

public static string HexEscape(
	char character
)

Parameters

character
Type: System.Char

The character to convert to hexadecimal representation.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The hexadecimal representation of the specified character.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

character is greater than 255.

The following example converts a character to its hexadecimal equivalent and writes it to the console.

char  testChar = 'e';
if (Uri.IsHexDigit(testChar) == true)
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is the hexadecimal representation of {1}", testChar, Uri.FromHex(testChar));
else 
    Console.WriteLine("'{0}' is not a hexadecimal character", testChar);

string returnString = Uri.HexEscape(testChar);
Console.WriteLine("The hexadecimal value of '{0}' is {1}", testChar, returnString);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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