RouteBase Class


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Serves as the base class for all classes that represent an ASP.NET route.

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


public abstract class RouteBase


Initializes the class for use by an inherited class instance. This constructor can only be called by an inherited class.


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether ASP.NET routing should handle URLs that match an existing file.


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


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


When overridden in a derived class, returns route information about the request.


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetVirtualPath(RequestContext, RouteValueDictionary)

When overridden in a derived class, checks whether the route matches the specified values, and if so, generates a URL and retrieves information about the route.


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The RouteBase class enables you to create customized classes for defining routes in your application. Typically, you will use the Route class when you define routes. The Route class derives from the RouteBase class. However, if you want to provide different functionality than what is provided by the Route class, you create a class that derives from RouteBase and implement the properties and methods that you need.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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

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