string insert does not work

The following code does not work. Why?

string test=@"test";
string test2=@"xxxxx";
test.Insert(1,test2);

debugger show test="test" after the Insert(..).
samliamAsked:
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_TAD_Commented:


you are missing a critical piece... you have to store the data somewhere...


string test=@"test";
string test2=@"xxxxx";
test = test.Insert(1,test2);
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_TAD_Commented:


test.Insert(1,test2) is a function call that returns a string....

in your code above you don't do anything with that string that gets returned
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samliamAuthor Commented:
I  assign it back to 'test'. So when I look at 'test', it should be "texxxxst"?
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_TAD_Commented:

yuppers...





<YOUR CODE>

string test=@"test";
string test2=@"xxxxx";
test.Insert(1,test2);      <= look at this line

RESULT =>  test = "test"



<MY CODE>

string test=@"test";
string test2=@"xxxxx";
test = test.Insert(1,test2);    <= look at this line

Result => test = "txxxxxxest"
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