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Accept Property

HttpWebRequest.Accept Property

Gets or sets the value of the Accept HTTP header.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System.Net.Requests (in System.Net.Requests.dll)
  System (in System.dll)

public string Accept { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value of the Accept HTTP header. The default value is null.

To clear the Accept HTTP header, set the Accept property to null.

NoteNote

The value for this property is stored in WebHeaderCollection. If WebHeaderCollection is set, the property value is lost.

The following code example sets the Accept property.

// Create a 'HttpWebRequest' object.
HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest=(HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(myUri);
// Set the 'Accept' property to accept an image of any type.
myHttpWebRequest.Accept="image/*";
// The response object of 'HttpWebRequest' is assigned to a 'HttpWebResponse' variable.
HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse=(HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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