Headers Property
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FileWebResponse.Headers Property

Gets a collection of header name/value pairs associated with the response.

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

public override WebHeaderCollection Headers { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.WebHeaderCollection
A WebHeaderCollection that contains the header name/value pairs associated with the response.

The Headers property contains two name/value pairs, one for content length and one for content type, both of which are also exposed as properties, ContentLength and ContentType.

The following example uses the Headers property to retrieve the name/value pairs associated with the response.

public static void GetPage(String url) 
            Uri fileUrl = new Uri("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(); 
            // Display all Headers present in the response received from the Uri.
            Console.WriteLine("\r\nThe following headers were received in the response:");
            // Display each header and the key of the response object.
            for(int i=0; i < myFileWebResponse.Headers.Count; ++i)  
                Console.WriteLine("\nHeader Name:{0}, Header value :{1}",myFileWebResponse.Headers.Keys[i],
     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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