FileResult Class

Visual Studio 2010

Represents a base class that is used to send binary file content to the response.

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

public abstract class FileResult : ActionResult

The FileResult type exposes the following members.

Protected methodFileResultInitializes a new instance of the FileResult class.

Public propertyContentTypeGets the content type to use for the response.
Public propertyFileDownloadNameGets or sets the content-disposition header so that a file-download dialog box is displayed in the browser with the specified file name.

Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodExecuteResultEnables processing of the result of an action method by a custom type that inherits from the ActionResult class. (Overrides ActionResult.ExecuteResult(ControllerContext).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodWriteFileWrites the file to the response.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.