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    compute hash value for a string

    Hello everyone,


    I am new to how to use C# to calculate hash value for a string. I want to check we normally use MD5CryptoServiceProvider.ComputeHash?

    As described here?

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307020/en-us


    thanks in advance,
    George

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    What are you hashing the string for?

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    A "System.String" (or "string" for short) has a method "GetHashValue()". Is this what you look for?
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    Thanks Magos!


    Question answered.

    Quote Originally Posted by Magos View Post
    A "System.String" (or "string" for short) has a method "GetHashValue()". Is this what you look for?

    regards,
    George

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