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HttpRequest.ContentEncoding Property

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

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
public Encoding ContentEncoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
An Encoding object representing the client's character set.

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.

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;
   


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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