How to use string chars (str.Chars() ) in VB.net

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The VB.NET String Chars method returns the character at the specified index of an instance

System.String.Chars(ByVal index As Integer) As Char 

Parameters: 
Integer index – specifies the position of the character in the returned Character.

Returns: 
Char - The return Character.

For ex :
"Return test".Chars(3) return a single character 'u'
If u pass a number more than String length will return an exception
"Return test".Chars(25) will throw a System.IndexOutOfRangeException

Exceptions:
System.IndexOutOfRangeException : when the index is less than zero or greater than the length of String Object,this exception is thown

Public Class Form1
Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
Dim str As String = "allpctips.com"
Dim singleChar1 As Char
singleChar = str.Chars(3)
MsgBox(singleChar1)
End Sub
End Class


When you run this source code you will return a messagebox show 'p'

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