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HttpCookieCollection.Set Method

Updates the value of an existing cookie in a cookie collection.

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

public void Set(
	HttpCookie cookie


Type: System.Web.HttpCookie
The HttpCookie object to update.

The Set method first checks to see if a cookie already exists in the collection and if so updates it. The Set method does not allow duplicate cookies in the cookie collection. To add duplicate cookies in the cookie collection, use the Add method.

The following example updates the value of an existing cookie.

MyCookie.Value = DateTime.Now.ToString();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.