FileWebResponse::ContentLength Property


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

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

property long long ContentLength {
	virtual 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 )
      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*.
   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
Available since 1.1
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