HttpRequest.Files Property

Gets the collection of files uploaded by the client, in multipart MIME format.

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

public HttpFileCollection Files { get; }
/** @property */
public HttpFileCollection get_Files ()

public function get Files () : HttpFileCollection

Not applicable.

Property Value

An HttpFileCollection object representing a collection of files uploaded by the client. The items of the HttpFileCollection object are of type HttpPostedFile.

The file collection is populated only when the HTTP request Content-Type value is "multipart/form-data".

The following code example displays the names of all files in the Files collection.

int loop1;
HttpFileCollection Files;
Files = Request.Files; // Load File collection into HttpFileCollection variable.
arr1 = Files.AllKeys;  // This will get names of all files into a string array.
for (loop1 = 0; loop1 < arr1.Length; loop1++) 
    Response.Write("File: " + Server.HtmlEncode(arr1[loop1]) + "<br />");
    Response.Write("  size = " + Files[loop1].ContentLength + "<br />");
    Response.Write("  content type = " + Files[loop1].ContentType + "<br />");

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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