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HttpResponse.ContentEncoding Property

Gets or sets the HTTP character set of the output stream.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

'Declaration
Public Property ContentEncoding As Encoding

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
A Encoding object that contains information about the character set of the current response.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

Attempted to set ContentEncoding to Nothing.

Default ContentEncoding can be specified in an ASP.NET configuration file in the globalization Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) section. If ContentEncoding is specified by the client, the default configuration settings are overridden.

The following example writes a human-readable description of the character set encoding to the output stream.


Response.Write (Response.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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