XmlReader.CanReadBinaryContent Property

Gets a value indicating whether the XmlReader implements the binary content read methods.

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

public virtual bool CanReadBinaryContent { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the binary content read methods are implemented; otherwise false.

The binary content read methods include the ReadContentAsBase64, ReadContentAsBinHex, ReadElementContentAsBase64, and ReadElementContentAsBinHex methods. If this property returns false a NotSupportedException is returned when any of the binary read methods is called.

All Microsoft .NET Framework implementations of the XmlReader class return true for this property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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