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Encoding.BodyName Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets a name for the current encoding that can be used with mail agent body tags.

Namespace:  System.Text
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

abstract BodyName : string with get 
override BodyName : string with get

Property Value

Type: System.String
A name for the current Encoding that can be used with mail agent body tags.
-or-
An empty string (""), if the current Encoding cannot be used.

If your application needs an encoding for a body name, it should call GetEncoding with the BodyName property. Often the method retrieves a different encoding from the test encoding furnished in the call. Generally only e-mail applications need to retrieve such an encoding; most other applications that need to describe an encoding should use its WebName.

In some cases, the value of the BodyName property corresponds to the international standard that defines that encoding. This doesn't mean that the implementation complies in full with that standard.

The following example retrieves the different names for each encoding and displays the encodings with one or more names that are different from EncodingInfo.Name. It displays EncodingName but does not compare against it.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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