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RequestContext Class

Encapsulates information about an HTTP request that matches a defined route.


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

public class RequestContext

The RequestContext type exposes the following members.

Public methodRequestContext()Initializes a new instance of the RequestContext class.
Public methodRequestContext(HttpContextBase, RouteData)Initializes a new instance of the RequestContext class.

Public propertyHttpContextGets information about the HTTP request.
Public propertyRouteDataGets information about the requested route.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
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.)

The RequestContext class contains information about the HTTP request in the HttpContext property. It contains information about the route that matched the current request in the RouteData property.

When you construct a URL from a route, you pass an instance of the RequestContext class to the RouteCollection.GetVirtualPath method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

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