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PackagePart.ContentType Property

Gets the MIME type of the content stream.

Namespace:  System.IO.Packaging
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property ContentType As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The MIME type of the content data stream for the part.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The part has been deleted.

-or-

The Package is not open (Dispose or Close has been called).

-or-

The string returned by the derived class GetContentTypeCore method is empty.

ContentType is a read-only property that can be accessed only when the parent Package is open.

The ContentType property is automatically set by the PackagePart constructor. After it is set by the constructor, the ContentType cannot be changed.

The ContentType property is a MIME type formed in accordance with the RFC 2616 Hypertext Transfer Protocol - HTTP, Section 3.7. The following table shows an example of the content MIME types used in XML Paper Specification (XPS) documents.

Description

Content Type

Font

application/vnd.ms-opentype

ICC profile

application/vnd.ms-color.iccprofile

JPEG image

image/jpeg

Obfuscated font

application/vnd.ms-package.obfuscated-opentype

PNG image

image/png

PrintTicket

application/vnd.ms-printing.printticket+xml

TIFF image

image/tiff

Windows Media Photo image

image/vnd.ms-photo

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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