XmlTextReader.CanReadBinaryContent Property

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

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

public override bool CanReadBinaryContent { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the binary content read methods are implemented; otherwise false. The XmlTextReader class always returns true.

NoteNote

Starting with the .NET Framework 2.0, we recommend that you create XmlReader instances by using the XmlReader.Create method to take advantage of new functionality.

The binary content read methods include the ReadContentAsBase64, ReadContentAsBinHex, ReadElementContentAsBase64, and ReadElementContentAsBinHex methods.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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