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BuildProvider.OpenReader Method

Opens a text reader for reading from the virtual path of the current build provider object.

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

protected TextReader OpenReader()

Return Value

Type: System.IO.TextReader
An open TextReader that can be used to read the contents of the VirtualPath.

Use the Read method on the returned TextReader object to read the contents of the VirtualPath property for a BuildProvider object.

After calling the OpenReader method, you must use the Close method to close the TextReader object and free associated system resources.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.