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HttpContext.RewritePath Method (String)

Assigns an internal rewrite path.

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

public void RewritePath (
	string path
public void RewritePath (
	String path
public function RewritePath (
	path : String



The internal rewrite path.

Exception typeCondition


path is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


path is not within the current application's root directory.

The following code example demonstrates how to rewrite the internal path to send the client to another page.

void Button_Click(Object sender,EventArgs e)
   Response.Write("Data submitted to this page");    
void Page_Load(Object sender,EventArgs e) 
   // Rewrite the internal path to send the client 
   // to the page passed to the RewritePath method.            

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0