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String Constructor (Char*)


Initializes a new instance of the String class to the value indicated by a specified pointer to an array of Unicode characters.

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

public unsafe String(
	char* value


Type: System.Char*

A pointer to a null-terminated array of Unicode characters.

Exception Condition

The current process does not have read access to all the addressed characters.


value specifies an array that contains an invalid Unicode character, or value specifies an address less than 64000.


For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other Stringconstructor overloads, see the String constructor summary.


requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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