ActionResult Class

Encapsulates the result of an action method and is used to perform a framework-level operation on behalf of the action method.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


Public MustInherit Class ActionResult
Dim instance As ActionResult
public abstract class ActionResult
public ref class ActionResult abstract
public abstract class ActionResult

The ActionResult type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Protected method ActionResult Initializes a new instance of the ActionResult class.



  Name Description
Public method Equals (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ExecuteResult Enables processing of the result of an action method by a custom type that inherits from the ActionResult class.
Protected method Finalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString (Inherited from Object.)



An action method responds to user input by performing work and returning an action result. An action result represents a command that the framework will perform on behalf of the action method. The ActionResult class is the base class for action results.

The following types derive from ActionResult:

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


System.Web.Mvc Namespace

Other Resources

Understanding MVC Application Execution

Controllers and Action Methods in ASP.NET MVC Applications