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File Method

Controller.File Method

 

Creates a FileContentResult object.

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

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodFile(Byte[], String)

Creates a FileContentResult object by using the file contents and file type.

System_CAPS_protmethodFile(Byte[], String, String)

Creates a FileContentResult object by using the file contents, content type, and the destination file name.

System_CAPS_protmethodFile(Stream, String)

Creates a FileStreamResult object by using the Stream object and content type.

System_CAPS_protmethodFile(Stream, String, String)

Creates a FileStreamResult object using the Stream object, the content type, and the target file name.

System_CAPS_protmethodFile(String, String)

Creates a FilePathResult object by using the file name and the content type.

System_CAPS_protmethodFile(String, String, String)

Creates a FilePathResult object by using the file name, the content type, and the file download name.

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Controller.File Method (Byte[], String)

Creates a FileContentResult object by using the file contents and file type.

protected internal FileContentResult File(
	byte[] fileContents,
	string contentType
)

Parameters

fileContents
Type: System.Byte[]

The binary content to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type).

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FileContentResult

The file-content result object.

The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed. The MediaTypeNames class can be used to get the MIME type for a specific file name extension.

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Controller.File Method (Byte[], String, String)

Creates a FileContentResult object by using the file contents, content type, and the destination file name.

protected internal virtual FileContentResult File(
	byte[] fileContents,
	string contentType,
	string fileDownloadName
)

Parameters

fileContents
Type: System.Byte[]

The binary content to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type).

fileDownloadName
Type: System.String

The file name to use in the file-download dialog box that is displayed in the browser.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FileContentResult

The file-content result object.

The fileDownloadName parameter is used to generate the content-disposition header. The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed. The MediaTypeNames class can be used to get the MIME type for a specific file name extension.

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Controller.File Method (Stream, String)

Creates a FileStreamResult object by using the Stream object and content type.

protected internal FileStreamResult File(
	Stream fileStream,
	string contentType
)

Parameters

fileStream
Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type).

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FileStreamResult

The file-content result object.

The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed. The MediaTypeNames class can be used to get the MIME type for a specific file name extension.

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Controller.File Method (Stream, String, String)

Creates a FileStreamResult object using the Stream object, the content type, and the target file name.

protected internal virtual FileStreamResult File(
	Stream fileStream,
	string contentType,
	string fileDownloadName
)

Parameters

fileStream
Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type)

fileDownloadName
Type: System.String

The file name to use in the file-download dialog box that is displayed in the browser.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FileStreamResult

The file-stream result object.

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Controller.File Method (String, String)

Creates a FilePathResult object by using the file name and the content type.

protected internal FilePathResult File(
	string fileName,
	string contentType
)

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String

The path of the file to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type).

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FilePathResult

The file-stream result object.

The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed.

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Controller.File Method (String, String, String)

Creates a FilePathResult object by using the file name, the content type, and the file download name.

protected internal virtual FilePathResult File(
	string fileName,
	string contentType,
	string fileDownloadName
)

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String

The path of the file to send to the response.

contentType
Type: System.String

The content type (MIME type).

fileDownloadName
Type: System.String

The file name to use in the file-download dialog box that is displayed in the browser.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.FilePathResult

The file-stream result object.

The fileDownloadName parameter is used to generate the content-disposition header. The result object that is prepared by this method is written to the response by the ASP.NET MVC framework when the object is executed. The MediaTypeNames class can be used to get the MIME type for a specific file name extension.

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