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HttpServerUtility.UrlDecode Method

Decodes a string encoded for HTTP transmission and sent to the server in a URL.

Overload List

URL-decodes a string and returns the decoded string.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Function UrlDecode(String) As String
[C#] public string UrlDecode(string);
[C++] public: String* UrlDecode(String*);
[JScript] public function UrlDecode(String) : String;

Decodes an HTML string received in a URL and sends the resulting output to a TextWriter output stream.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Sub UrlDecode(String, TextWriter)
[C#] public void UrlDecode(string, TextWriter);
[C++] public: void UrlDecode(String*, TextWriter*);
[JScript] public function UrlDecode(String, TextWriter);


The following example decodes the string named EncodedString (received in a URL) into the string named DecodedString.

[Visual Basic] 
Dim writer As New StringWriter
Server.UrlDecode(EncodedString, writer)
Dim DecodedString As String = writer.ToString()

StringWriter writer = new StringWriter();
Server.UrlDecode(EncodedString, writer);
String DecodedString = writer.ToString();

StringWriter* writer = new StringWriter();
Server->UrlDecode(EncodedString, writer);
String* DecodedString = writer->ToString();

var writer : StringWriter = new StringWriter()
Server.UrlDecode(encodedString, writer)
var decodedString : String = writer.ToString()

See Also

HttpServerUtility Class | HttpServerUtility Members | System.Web Namespace