Get Method (String)
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WebHeaderCollection.Get Method (String)

 

Gets the value of a particular header in the collection, specified by the name of the header.

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

Public Overrides Function Get (
	name As String
) As String

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the Web header.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String holding the value of the specified header.

This method returns null if there is no name header in the collection.

The following code example uses the Get property to retrieve header values in a WebHeaderCollection.

if (args.Length == 0)
{
    Console.WriteLine("must specify a URL!");
    return;
}
string server = args[0];

// Create the web request 
HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = 
    (HttpWebRequest) WebRequest.Create(server);
myHttpWebRequest.Timeout = 1000;
// Get the associated response for the above request.
HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = 
    (HttpWebResponse) myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse();

// Get the headers associated with the response.
WebHeaderCollection myWebHeaderCollection = 
    myHttpWebResponse.Headers;

for(int i = 0; i < myWebHeaderCollection.Count; i++)
{
    String header = myWebHeaderCollection.GetKey(i);
    String[] values = 
        myWebHeaderCollection.GetValues(header);
    if(values.Length > 0) 
    {
        Console.WriteLine("The values of {0} header are : "
                         , header);
        for(int j = 0; j < values.Length; j++) 
            Console.WriteLine("\t{0}", values[j]);
    }
    else
        Console.WriteLine("There is no value associated" +
            "with the header");
}
Console.WriteLine("");

// Get the headers again, using new properties (Keys, 
// AllKeys, Clear) and methods (Get and GetKey)

string[] headers = myWebHeaderCollection.AllKeys;

// enumerate through the header collection.
foreach (string s in headers)
{
    Console.WriteLine("Header {0}, value {1}",
        s,
        myWebHeaderCollection.Get(s) );
}

Console.WriteLine("");

// show the use of Get(Int32) and GetValue(Int32)
if (myWebHeaderCollection.Count > 0)
{
    // get the name and value of the first header
    int index=0;
    Console.WriteLine("Header {0}: name {1}, value {2}",
        index, 
        myWebHeaderCollection.GetKey(index),
        myWebHeaderCollection.Get(index));
}

myWebHeaderCollection.Clear();

myHttpWebResponse.Close();

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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