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HttpWebRequest.AddRange Method

Adds a range header to the request.

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Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework AddRange(Int32) Adds a byte range header to a request for a specific range from the beginning or end of the requested data.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework AddRange(Int32, Int32) Adds a byte range header to the request for a specified range.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework AddRange(String, Int32) Adds a Range header to a request for a specific range from the beginning or end of the requested data.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework AddRange(String, Int32, Int32) Adds a range header to a request for a specified range.
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Since all HTTP entities are represented in HTTP messages as sequences of bytes, the concept of a byte range is meaningful for any HTTP entity. However, not all clients and servers need to support byte-range operations.

The Range header on a request allows a client to request that it only wants to receive some part of the specified range of bytes in an HTTP entity. Servers are not required to support Range header requests.

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