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Application.GetContentStream Method

Returns a resource stream for a content data file that is located at the specified Uri (see Windows Presentation Foundation Application Resource, Content, and Data Files).

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static StreamResourceInfo GetContentStream(
	Uri uriContent
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

uriContent
Type: System.Uri

The relative Uri that maps to a loose resource.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Resources.StreamResourceInfo
A StreamResourceInfo that contains a content data file that is located at the specified Uri. If a loose resource is not found, null is returned.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The Uri that is passed to GetContentStream is null.

ArgumentException

The OriginalString property of the Uri that is passed to GetContentStream is null.

ArgumentException

The Uri that is passed to GetContentStream is an absolute Uri.

This method is not thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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