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HttpRequest.ContentEncoding Property


Gets or sets the character set of the entity-body.

 property System::Text::Encoding ^ ContentEncoding { System::Text::Encoding ^ get(); void set(System::Text::Encoding ^ value); };
public System.Text.Encoding ContentEncoding { get; set; }
member this.ContentEncoding : System.Text.Encoding with get, set
Public Property ContentEncoding As Encoding

Property Value

An Encoding object representing the client's character set.


The following code example assigns a value representing the description of the current HTTP encoding to a string variable.

String EncodingType;
 EncodingType = Request.ContentEncoding.EncodingName;

Dim EncodingType As String
 EncodingType = Request.ContentEncoding.EncodingName


Default content encoding can be specified in the globalization Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) of a configuration file. If content encoding is also specified by the client, the default configuration settings are overridden.

Applies to