Headers Property

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.

Legacy Code Example

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
Available since 1.1
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