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FileWebRequest.Method Property

Gets or sets the protocol method used for the request. This property is reserved for future use.

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

Public Overrides Property Method As String
Dim instance As FileWebRequest
Dim value As String

value = instance.Method

instance.Method = value
/** @property */
public String get_Method ()

/** @property */
public void set_Method (String value)

public override function get Method () : String

public override function set Method (value : String)

Property Value

The protocol method to use in this request.

The Method property is currently not used by the FileWebRequest class.

The following code example sets the protocol method used for the request. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

' Create a Uri access the file requested by the user. 
Dim myUrl As New Uri("file://" + fileName)

' Create a FileWebRequest object.for the requeste file.
myFileWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.CreateDefault(myUrl), FileWebRequest)

' Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
myFileWebRequest.Timeout = timeout

' Set the Method property to POST  
myFileWebRequest.Method = "POST"

// Create a Uri object. 
Uri myUrl = new Uri("file://" + fileName);

// Create a FileWebRequest object.
myFileWebRequest = 

// Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
// Set the Method property to POST  

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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