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HttpCapabilitiesBase.Browser Property

Gets the browser string (if any) that was sent by the browser in the User-Agent request header.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public string Browser { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Browser ()

public function get Browser () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The contents of the User-Agent request header sent by the browser.

The following code example shows how to determine the User-Agent request header sent by the browser.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        CheckBrowserCaps();
    }

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
    {
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).Browser.ToUpper().IndexOf("IE") >= 0)
        {
            labelText = "Browser is Internet Explorer.";
        }
        else
        {
            labelText = "Browser is not Internet Explorer.";
        }

        Label1.Text = labelText;
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
        <div>
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />
        </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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