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HttpListenerRequest.AcceptTypes Property

Gets the MIME types accepted by the client.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

member AcceptTypes : string[]

Property Value

Type: System.String[]
A String array that contains the type names specified in the request's Accept header or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the client request did not include an Accept header.

The Accept header is a string of space-separated Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) type names (for example, image/jpeg), which indicate the MIME types that the client is prepared to accept and process in a response. The */* entry indicates that the client accepts any MIME type. For a detailed description of the Accept header, see RFC 2616, available at

For a complete list of request headers, see the HttpRequestHeader enumeration.

The following code example demonstrates using this property.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.