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Uri.Scheme Property

Gets the scheme name for this URI.

Namespace: System
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public string Scheme { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Scheme ()

public function get Scheme () : String

Property Value

A String containing the scheme for this URI, converted to lowercase.

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

This instance represents a relative URI, and this property is valid only for absolute URIs.

The following table shows examples of the values returned by the Scheme property.

Scheme

Description

file

The resource is a file on the local computer.

ftp

The resource is accessed through FTP.

gopher

The resource is accessed through the Gopher protocol.

http

The resource is accessed through HTTP.

https

The resource is accessed through SSL-encrypted HTTP.

mailto

The resource is an e-mail address and accessed through SMTP.

nntp

The resource is accessed through NNTP.

The following example writes the scheme name (http) to the console for the http://www.contoso.com/ URI.

Uri baseUri = new Uri("http://www.contoso.com/");
 Uri myUri = new Uri(baseUri, "catalog/shownew.htm?date=today");
 
 Console.WriteLine(myUri.Scheme);
   

Uri baseUri = new Uri("http://www.contoso.com/");
Uri myUri = new Uri(baseUri, "catalog/shownew.htm?date=today");
Console.WriteLine(myUri.get_Scheme());

var baseUri : Uri = new Uri("http://www.contoso.com/");
var myUri : Uri = new Uri(baseUri, "catalog/shownew.htm?date=today");
Console.WriteLine(myUri.Scheme);

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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