VirtualPathProvider.OpenFile Method

Returns a stream from a virtual file.

Namespace: System.Web.Hosting
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

Public Shared Function OpenFile ( _
	virtualPath As String _
) As Stream
Dim virtualPath As String
Dim returnValue As Stream

returnValue = VirtualPathProvider.OpenFile(virtualPath)
public static Stream OpenFile (
	String virtualPath
public static function OpenFile (
	virtualPath : String
) : Stream
Not applicable.



The path to the virtual file.

Return Value

A read-only Stream object for the specified virtual file or resource.

The OpenFile method is a convenience method that enables you to get a stream from a virtual file without creating a VirtualPathProvider instance.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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