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UriParser.IsWellFormedOriginalString Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Indicates whether a URI is well-formed.

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

protected virtual bool IsWellFormedOriginalString(
	Uri uri


Type: System.Uri
The URI to check.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if uri is well-formed; otherwise, false.

The IsWellFormedOriginalString method will return false if:

  • The string is not correctly escaped per RFC 2396.

  • The string represents an absolute URI that references an implicit file URI.

  • The string represents an absolute URI that is missing a forward slash before the path component.

  • The string contains unescaped backslashes, even if they will be treated as forward slashes.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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