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HttpCapabilitiesBase.PreferredRenderingType Property

Gets the general name for the type of content that the browser prefers.

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

public virtual string PreferredRenderingType { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_PreferredRenderingType ()

public function get PreferredRenderingType () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

html32 or chtml10. The default is html32.

The following code example shows how to determine the type of content that the browser prefers.

<%@ 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).PreferredRenderingType.Equals("html32"))
        {
            labelText = "Browser renders HTML.";
        }
        else if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).PreferredRenderingType.Equals("wml11"))
        {
            labelText = "Browser renders WML.";
        }

        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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