Uri.TryCreate Method (Uri, Uri, Uri%)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Creates a new Uri using the specified base and relative Uri instances.

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


Public Shared Function TryCreate ( _
    baseUri As Uri, _
    relativeUri As Uri, _
    <OutAttribute> ByRef result As Uri _
) As Boolean
public static bool TryCreate(
    Uri baseUri,
    Uri relativeUri,
    out Uri result


  • result
    Type: System..::.Uri%
    When this method returns, contains a Uri constructed from baseUri and relativeUri. This parameter is passed uninitialized.

Return Value

Type: System..::.Boolean
A Boolean value that is true if the Uri was successfully created; otherwise, false.


If this method returns true, the new Uri is in result.

This method constructs the URI, puts it in canonical form, and validates it. If an unhandled exception occurs, this method catches it. If you want to create a Uri and get exceptions use one of the Uri constructors.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


Uri Class

TryCreate Overload

System Namespace