WebHeaderCollection.Set Method (HttpResponseHeader, String)

Sets the specified header to the specified value.

Namespace: System.Net
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public void Set (
	HttpResponseHeader header,
	string value
public void Set (
	HttpResponseHeader header, 
	String value
public function Set (
	header : HttpResponseHeader, 
	value : String
Not applicable.



The HttpResponseHeader value to set.


The content of the header to set.

Exception typeCondition


The length of value is greater than 65535.


This WebHeaderCollection instance does not allow instances of HttpResponseHeader.

If the header specified in the header does not exist, the Set method inserts a new header into the list of header name/value pairs.

If the header specified in header is already present, value replaces the existing value.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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