ToCharArray Method (Int32, Int32)

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Copies the characters in a specified substring in this instance to a Unicode character array.

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

public char[] ToCharArray(
	int startIndex,
	int length


Type: System..::..Int32
The starting position of a substring in this instance.
Type: System..::..Int32
The length of the substring in this instance.

Return Value

Type: array<System..::..Char>[]()[][]
A Unicode character array whose elements are the length number of characters in this instance starting from character position startIndex.

The startIndex parameter is zero-based. That is, the index of the first character in the string instance is zero.

If length is zero, the returned array is empty and has a zero length. If this instance is nullNothingnullptrunita null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or an empty string (""), the returned array is empty and has a zero length.