# TextEncodingType Enumeration

Defines the types of encoding that is supported. This class is included in this SDK for completeness only. The members of this class cannot be used directly, nor should this class be used to derive other classes.This class is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

Namespace: Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands
Assembly: Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.Utility (in Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.Utility.dll)

## Usage

```'Usage
Dim instance As TextEncodingType

```

### Syntax

```public enum TextEncodingType
```
```public enum TextEncodingType
```
```public enum TextEncodingType
```

## Members

Member nameDescription
AsciiASCII encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
BigEndianUnicodeBig Endian unicode encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
ByteByte encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
StringUnicode encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
UnicodeUnicode encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
UnknownNo encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Utf7Utf7 encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Utf8Utf8 encoding is used. This field is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.