How to: Create a String from An Array of Char Values (Visual Basic)

This example creates the string "abcd" from individual characters.


Private Sub MakeStringFromCharacters()
    Dim characters() As Char = {"a"c, "b"c, "c"c, "d"c}
    Dim alphabet As New String(characters)
End Sub

Compile the code

This method has no special requirements.

The syntax "a"c, where a single c follows a single character in quotation marks, is used to create a character literal.

Robust Programming

Null characters (equivalent to Chr(0)) in the string lead to unexpected results when using the string. The null character will be included with the string, but characters following the null character will not be displayed in some situations.

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