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Application.GetCookie Method (Uri)


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Retrieves a cookie for the location specified by a Uri.

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

public static string GetCookie(
	Uri uri


Type: System.Uri

The Uri that specifies the location for which a cookie was created.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String value, if the cookie exists; otherwise, a Win32Exception is thrown.

Exception Condition

A Win32 error is raised by the InternetGetCookie function (called by GetCookie) if a problem occurs when attempting to retrieve the specified cookie.

GetCookie retrieves a cookie for the specified Uri. If the cookie can't be retrieved, a Win32Exception is thrown. You need to write the code to parse the cookie string into a list of name/value pairs.

For an overview of cookies in WPF, see Navigation Overview.


for getting the cookie for a file-based Uri. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.Read


for getting the cookie for a non-file-based Uri. Associated enumeration: WebPermission.ConnectList

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Available since 3.0
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