PackUriHelper.CreatePartUri Method

Creates a formatted PackagePart URI.

Namespace:  System.IO.Packaging
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public static Uri CreatePartUri(
	Uri partUri


Type: System.Uri
The URI of the PackagePart within the package.

Return Value

Type: System.Uri
A formatted PackagePart URI.

The URI of a PackagePart is always referenced from the Package root.

The returned PackagePart URI is an absolute path that always starts with "/" and conforms to the syntax defined in the Open Packaging Conventions Specification.

The following table illustrates sample cases for CreatePartUri.


 Returned Part URI 









The following example shows how to use the CreatePartUri method to define relative URIs for PackagePart elements.

// Convert system path and file names to Part URIs. In this example
// Uri partUriDocument /* /Content/Document.xml */ =
//     PackUriHelper.CreatePartUri(
//         new Uri("Content\Document.xml", UriKind.Relative));
// Uri partUriResource /* /Resources/Image1.jpg */ =
//     PackUriHelper.CreatePartUri(
//         new Uri("Resources\Image1.jpg", UriKind.Relative));
Uri partUriDocument = PackUriHelper.CreatePartUri(
                          new Uri(documentPath, UriKind.Relative));
Uri partUriResource = PackUriHelper.CreatePartUri(
                          new Uri(resourcePath, UriKind.Relative));

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later)

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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