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Tim Huffam Dotting the I and crossing the T of I.T. June 2005 Entries
How to convert a string to a byte array and convert a byte array to a string
This is something I wanted to do a while ago.. and ended up coding manually (duh!) like this: string myString = "a test string";byte[] myByteArray = new byte[myString.Length];int i = 0;foreach(char c in InStr.ToCharArray()){ myByteArray [i] = (byte)c; i++;} Then some kind soul (thanks Michael) mentioned the Encoding class <slaps forehead>... System.Text.Encoding enc = System.Text.Encoding.ASCII;... myByteArray = enc.GetBytes("a text string);string myString = enc.GetString(myByteArray ); ......

Posted On Monday, June 27, 2005 1:49 PM

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