Encoding.DecoderFallback Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the DecoderFallback object for the current Encoding object.

Namespace: System.Text
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public DecoderFallback DecoderFallback { get; set; }
/** @property */
public DecoderFallback get_DecoderFallback ()

/** @property */
public void set_DecoderFallback (DecoderFallback value)

public function get DecoderFallback () : DecoderFallback

public function set DecoderFallback (value : DecoderFallback)

Property Value

The DecoderFallback object for the current Encoding object.

Exception typeCondition


The value in a set operation is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


A value cannot be assigned in a set operation because the current Encoding object is read-only.

The DecoderFallback object represents an error handler that is invoked when an encoded byte sequence cannot be decoded into a character.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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