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

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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


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.