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FileWebRequest.ContentLength Property

Gets or sets the content length of the data being sent.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public override long ContentLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
The number of bytes of request data being sent.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

ContentLength is less than 0.

The following code example sets the content length of the data being sent. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

                // Set the ContentLength property.
                myFileWebRequest.ContentLength = byteArray.Length;

                string contentLength = myFileWebRequest.ContentLength.ToString ();

                Console.WriteLine ("\nThe content length is {0}.", contentLength);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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