BuildProvider.OpenStream Method (String)


Opens a stream for reading from a specified virtual path.

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

protected Stream OpenStream(
	string virtualPath


Type: System.String

The virtual path to read.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream

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

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

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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