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HttpWebRequest.MediaType Property

Gets or sets the media type of the request.

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

Public Property MediaType As String
Dim instance As HttpWebRequest
Dim value As String

value = instance.MediaType

instance.MediaType = value
/** @property */
public String get_MediaType ()

/** @property */
public void set_MediaType (String value)

public function get MediaType () : String

public function set MediaType (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The media type of the request. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The value of the MediaType property affects the CharacterSet property. When you set the MediaType in the request, the corresponding media type is chosen from the list of character sets returned in the response Content-type HTTP header.

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0