Escape Data String(String) Method
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Converts a string to its escaped representation.
public: static System::String ^ EscapeDataString(System::String ^ stringToEscape);
public static string EscapeDataString (string stringToEscape);
static member EscapeDataString : string -> string
Public Shared Function EscapeDataString (stringToEscape As String) As String
The string to escape.
The escaped representation of
Note: In the .NET for Windows Store apps or the Portable Class Library, catch the base class exception, FormatException, instead.
The length of
stringToEscape exceeds 32766 characters.
By default, the EscapeDataString method converts all characters except for RFC 2396 unreserved characters to their hexadecimal representation. If International Resource Identifiers (IRIs) or Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) parsing is enabled, the EscapeDataString method converts all characters, except for RFC 3986 unreserved characters, to their hexadecimal representation. All Unicode characters are converted to UTF-8 format before being escaped.
This method assumes that
stringToEscape has no escape sequences in it.
By default, the string is escaped according to RFC 2396. If International Resource Identifiers (IRIs) or Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) parsing is enabled, the string is escaped according to RFC 3986 and RFC 3987. See these RFCs for a definition of reserved and unreserved characters.
For more information on IRI support, see the Remarks section for the Uri class.