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UriParser.GetComponents Method

Gets the components from a URI.

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

Protected Overridable Function GetComponents ( _
	uri As Uri, _
	components As UriComponents, _
	format As UriFormat _
) As String


Type: System.Uri
The URI to parse.
Type: System.UriComponents
The UriComponents to retrieve from uri.
Type: System.UriFormat
One of the UriFormat values that controls how special characters are escaped.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the components.


uriFormat is invalid.

- or -

uriComponents is not a combination of valid UriComponents values.


uri requires user-driven parsing

- or -

uri is not an absolute URI. Relative URIs cannot be used with this method.

Use the GetComponents method to determine the value of various parts of the URI, such as the Scheme, Host, or Port.

The components are returned in the order that they appear in the URI. For example, if Scheme is specified, it appears first.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.