WebClient.DownloadStringCompleted Event

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Occurs when an asynchronous resource-download operation is completed.

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


Public Event DownloadStringCompleted As DownloadStringCompletedEventHandler
public event DownloadStringCompletedEventHandler DownloadStringCompleted


This event is raised each time an asynchronous operation to download a resource as a string is completed. These operations are started by calling one of the DownloadStringAsync methods.

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: 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.