Strings are used for storing text.
string variable contains a collection of characters surrounded by double quotes:
Create a variable of type
string and assign it a value:
string greeting = "Hello";
A string variable can contain many words, if you want:
string greeting2 = "Nice to meet you!";
A string in C# is actually an object, which contain properties and methods that can perform certain operations on strings. For example, the length of a string can be found with the
string txt = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ"; Console.WriteLine("The length of the txt string is: " + txt.Length);
There are many string methods available, for example
ToLower(), which returns a copy of the string converted to uppercase or lowercase:
string txt = "Hello World"; Console.WriteLine(txt.ToUpper()); // Outputs "HELLO WORLD" Console.WriteLine(txt.ToLower()); // Outputs "hello world"