VirtualPathUtility::GetExtension Method (String^)


Retrieves the extension of the file that is referenced in the virtual path.

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

static String^ GetExtension(
	String^ virtualPath


Type: System::String^

The virtual path.

Return Value

Type: System::String^

The file name extension string literal, including the period (.), null, or an empty string ("").

Exception Condition

virtualPath contains one or more characters that are not valid, as defined in InvalidPathChars.

If the virtual path that is passed into the GetExtension method is "/images/image1.gif", the returned extension is ".gif".

The following code example demonstrates how to use the GetFileName, GetExtension, and GetDirectory methods.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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