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IDataServiceStreamProvider.GetStreamContentType Method

Returns the content type of the media resource that belongs to the specified entity.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Providers
Assembly:  System.Data.Services (in System.Data.Services.dll)

abstract GetStreamContentType : 
        entity:Object * 
        operationContext:DataServiceOperationContext -> string 


Type: System.Object
The entity that is a media link entry with a related media resource.
Type: System.Data.Services.DataServiceOperationContext
The DataServiceOperationContext instance used by the data service to process the request.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A valid Content-Type of the binary data.

The GetStreamContentType method is called by the data service runtime to retrieve the Content-Type of the media resource that belongs to the specified entity. Use the GetStreamContentType method implementation to set the Content-Type of the media resource. Do not directly set the Content-Type header in your IDataServiceStreamProvider provider implementation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.