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FileWebResponse::ContentLength Property

Gets the length of the content in the file system resource.

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

public:
virtual property long long ContentLength {
	long long get () override;
}

Property Value

Type: System::Int64
The number of bytes returned from the file system resource.

The ContentLength property contains the length, in bytes, of the file system resource.

The following example uses the ContentLength property to obtain the content length of the file system resource.


void GetPage( String^ url )
{
   try
   {
      Uri^ fileUrl = gcnew Uri( String::Concat( "file://", url ) );
      // Create a 'FileWebrequest' Object* with the specified Uri.
      FileWebRequest^ myFileWebRequest = (FileWebRequest^)( WebRequest::Create( fileUrl ) );
      // Send the 'fileWebRequest' and wait for response.
      FileWebResponse^ myFileWebResponse = (FileWebResponse^)( myFileWebRequest->GetResponse() );
      // Print the ContentLength and ContentType properties received as headers in the response Object*.
      Console::WriteLine( "\nContent length : {0}, Content Type : {1}", myFileWebResponse->ContentLength, myFileWebResponse->ContentType );
      // Release resources of response Object*.
      myFileWebResponse->Close();
   }
   catch ( WebException^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "\r\nWebException thrown.The Reason for failure is : {0}", e->Status );
   }
   catch ( Exception^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}", e->Message );
   }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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