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VirtualPathProvider.GetFile Method

Gets a virtual file from the virtual file system.

Namespace:  System.Web.Hosting
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
public virtual VirtualFile GetFile(
	string virtualPath
)

Parameters

virtualPath
Type: System.String

The path to the virtual file.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Hosting.VirtualFile
A descendent of the VirtualFile class that represents a file in the virtual file system.

The GetFile method returns a descendent of the VirtualFile class that represents the file specified by the virtualPath parameter.

The following code example is an implementation of the GetFile method in a custom VirtualPathProvider class. For the full code required to run the example, see the Example section of the VirtualPathProvider class overview topic.

public override VirtualFile GetFile(string virtualPath)
{
  if (IsPathVirtual(virtualPath))
    return new SampleVirtualFile(virtualPath, this);
  else 
    return Previous.GetFile(virtualPath);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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