BuildProvider.OpenReader Method (String)


Opens a text reader for reading from a specified virtual path.

Namespace:   System.Web.Compilation
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected TextReader OpenReader(
	string virtualPath


Type: System.String

The virtual path to read.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.TextReader

An open TextReader that can be used to read the contents of the specified virtual path.

Use the Read method on the returned TextReader object to read the contents of the virtual path.

After calling the OpenReader method, you must use the Close method to close the TextReader object and free associated system resources.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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