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FileWebRequest.ContentLength Property

Gets or sets the content length of the data being sent.

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

public override long ContentLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
The number of bytes of request data being sent.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

ContentLength is less than 0.

The following code example sets the content length of the data being sent. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

                // Set the ContentLength property.
                myFileWebRequest.ContentLength = byteArray.Length;

                string contentLength = myFileWebRequest.ContentLength.ToString ();

                Console.WriteLine ("\nThe content length is {0}.", contentLength);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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