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Specifies that the URI is a pointer to a file. This field is read-only.
public static readonly string UriSchemeFile
In .NET Framework version 1.1, a "
file:///path" URI was translated to " file:/path". This has been corrected for version 2.0.
The following example creates a
instance and determines whether the scheme is Uri . UriSchemeFile
Uri address2 = new Uri( "file://server/filename.ext");
if (address2.Scheme == Uri.UriSchemeFile)
Console.WriteLine( "Uri is a file");
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.