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SerialPort.Encoding Property

Gets or sets the byte encoding for pre- and post-transmission conversion of text.

Namespace: System.IO.Ports
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public Encoding Encoding { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Encoding get_Encoding ()

/** @property */
public void set_Encoding (Encoding value)

public function get Encoding () : Encoding

public function set Encoding (value : Encoding)

Not applicable.

Property Value

An Encoding object. The default is ASCIIEncoding.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The Encoding property was set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

The Encoding property was set to an encoding that is not ASCIIEncoding, UTF8Encoding, UTF32Encoding, UnicodeEncoding, one of the Windows single byte encodings, or one of the Windows double byte encodings.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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