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HttpCookieCollection.Get Method (String)

Returns the cookie with the specified name from the cookie collection.

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

public HttpCookie Get(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the cookie to retrieve from the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.HttpCookie
The HttpCookie specified by name.

If the named cookie does not exist, this method creates a new cookie with that name.

The following example captures the cookie collection sent by the client into a new cookie collection, retrieves the cookie named "LastVisit" from the new collection, and updates the cookie's value to the current date and time.

HttpCookieCollection MyCookieCollection = Request.Cookies;
 HttpCookie MyCookie = MyCookieCollection.Get("LastVisit");
 MyCookie.Value = DateTime.Now.ToString();

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0