Uri.UriSchemeNews Field

Specifies that the URI is an Internet news group and is accessed through the Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP). This field is read-only.

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


Public Shared ReadOnly UriSchemeNews As String
public static readonly string UriSchemeNews


The following example creates a Uri instance and determines whether the scheme is UriSchemeNews.

Dim address6 As Uri = New Uri("news:123456@contoso.com")
If address6.Scheme = Uri.UriSchemeNews Then
  outputBlock.Text &= "Uri is an Internet news group"
  outputBlock.Text &= vbCrLf
End If
Uri address6 = new Uri("news:123456@contoso.com");
if (address6.Scheme == Uri.UriSchemeNews)
    outputBlock.Text += "Uri is an Internet news group\n"; 
Uri address4 = new Uri("news:123456@contoso.com");
if (address4.Scheme == Uri.UriSchemeNews)
    Console.WriteLine("Uri is an Internet news group");

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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