Encoding.EncoderFallback Property

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

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

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

public EncoderFallback EncoderFallback { get; set; }
/** @property */
public EncoderFallback get_EncoderFallback ()

/** @property */
public void set_EncoderFallback (EncoderFallback value)

public function get EncoderFallback () : EncoderFallback

public function set EncoderFallback (value : EncoderFallback)

Property Value

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

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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