Name

StrConv Function

Class

Microsoft.VisualBasic.Strings

Syntax

StrConv(str, conversion[, localeID])
str

Use: Required

Data Type: String

The string expression to convert

conversion

Use: Required

Data Type: Constant of the VbStrConv enumeration

One of the constants listed in Section .

localeID

Use: Optional

Data Type: Integer

The locale identifier to use for the conversion

Return Value

A String converted according to conversion.

Description

Performs special conversions on a string

Rules at a Glance

  • The following intrinsic conversion constants specify the type of conversion to perform:

    Constant

    Converts...

    VbStrConv.UpperCase

    The entire string to uppercase.

    VbStrConv.LowerCase

    The entire string to lowercase.

    VbStrConv.ProperCase

    The first letter of every word in str to an uppercase character.

    VbStrConv.Wide

    Narrow (single-byte) characters in str to wide (double-byte) characters.

    VbStrConv.Narrow

    Wide (double-byte) characters in str to narrow (single-byte) characters.

    VbStrConv.Katakana

    Hiragana characters in str to Katakana characters.

    VbStrConv.Hiragana

    Katakana characters in str to Hiragana characters.

    VbStrConv.LinguisticCasing

    Uses linguistic rules for casing. Can be used only with UpperCase and LowerCase.

    VbStrConv.None

    Performs no conversion on str.

    VbStrConv.SimplifiedChinese

    Traditional Chinese characters in str to Simplified Chinese.

    VbStrConv.TraditionalChinese

    Simplified Chinese characters in str to Traditional Chinese.

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