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Controller.File Method (String, String)

Creates a FilePathResult object by using the file name and the content type.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

 function File(
	fileName : String, 
	contentType : String
) : FilePathResult

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String
The path of the file to send to the response.
contentType
Type: System.String
The content type (MIME type).

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FilePathResult
The file-stream result object.

The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed.

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The following example shows how to send an HTML file to the browser. The id parameter contains the server file name.

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