Uri.Scheme Uri.Scheme Uri.Scheme Uri.Scheme Property

Definition

Gets the scheme name for this URI.

public:
 property System::String ^ Scheme { System::String ^ get(); };
public string Scheme { get; }
member this.Scheme : string
Public ReadOnly Property Scheme As String

Property Value

A String that contains the scheme for this URI, converted to lowercase.

Exceptions

This instance represents a relative URI, and this property is valid only for absolute URIs.

Examples

The following example writes the scheme name (http) to the console for the http://www.contoso.com/ URI.

Uri^ baseUri = gcnew Uri( "http://www.contoso.com/" );
Uri^ myUri = gcnew Uri( baseUri,"catalog/shownew.htm?date=today" );
Console::WriteLine( myUri->Scheme );
Uri baseUri = new Uri("http://www.contoso.com/");
 Uri myUri = new Uri(baseUri, "catalog/shownew.htm?date=today");
 
 Console.WriteLine(myUri.Scheme);
   
Dim baseUri As New Uri("http://www.contoso.com/")
Dim myUri As New Uri(baseUri, "catalog/shownew.htm?date=today")
       
Console.WriteLine(myUri.Scheme)

Remarks

The Scheme property returns the scheme used to initialize the Uri instance. This property does not indicate that the scheme used to initialize the Uri instance was recognized.

The following table shows examples of some possible values returned by the Scheme property.

Scheme Description
file The resource is a file on the local computer.
ftp The resource is accessed through FTP.
gopher The resource is accessed through the Gopher protocol.
http The resource is accessed through HTTP.
https The resource is accessed through SSL-encrypted HTTP.
ldap The resource is accessed through the LDAP protocol.
mailto The resource is an email address and accessed through the SMTP protocol.
net.pipe The resource is accessed through a named pipe.
net.tcp The resource is accessed from TCP endpoint.
news The resource is accessed through the NNTP protocol.
nntp The resource is accessed through the NNTP protocol.
telnet The resource is accessed through the TELNET protocol.
uuid The resource is accessed through a unique UUID endpoint name for communicating with a service.

Applies to