IDataServiceStreamProvider.GetStreamContentType Method (Object, DataServiceOperationContext)


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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)

string GetStreamContentType(
	object entity,
	DataServiceOperationContext operationContext


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
Available since 3.5
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