SerialPort.Encoding Property

Gets or sets the byte encoding for pre- and post-transmission conversion of text.

Namespace:  System.IO.Ports
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public Encoding Encoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
An Encoding object. The default is ASCIIEncoding.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The Encoding property was set to null.

ArgumentException

The Encoding property was set to an encoding that is not ASCIIEncoding, UTF8Encoding, UTF32Encoding, UnicodeEncoding, one of the Windows single byte encodings, or one of the Windows double byte encodings.

.NET Framework

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

.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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