File.OpenBinaryDirect method

Downloads the specified file from a SharePoint site without requiring an ExecuteQuery() method call.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)


Public Shared Function OpenBinaryDirect ( _
    context As ClientContext, _
    serverRelativeUrl As String _
) As FileInformation
Dim context As ClientContext
Dim serverRelativeUrl As String
Dim returnValue As FileInformation

returnValue = File.OpenBinaryDirect(context, _
public static FileInformation OpenBinaryDirect(
    ClientContext context,
    string serverRelativeUrl


  • serverRelativeUrl
    Type: System.String

    A string that represents the server-relative URL of the file.

Return value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.FileInformation
A FileInformation object that contains a reference to the file stream.

See also


File class

File members

Microsoft.SharePoint.Client namespace