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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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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