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NameValueCollection.GetValues Method (String)

Gets the values associated with the specified key from the NameValueCollection.

Namespace:  System.Collections.Specialized
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Public Overridable Function GetValues ( _
	name As String _
) As String()


Type: System.String

The String key of the entry that contains the values to get. The key can be Nothing.

Return Value

Type: System.String()
A String array that contains the values associated with the specified key from the NameValueCollection, if found; otherwise, Nothing.

Caution noteCaution

This method returns Nothing in the following cases: 1) if the specified key is not found; and 2) if the specified key is found and its associated value is Nothing. This method does not distinguish between the two cases.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is the number of values associated with the specified key.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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