Encoding.EncodingName Property


When overridden in a derived class, gets the human-readable description of the current encoding.

Namespace:   System.Text
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

abstract EncodingName : string with get
override EncodingName : string with get

Property Value

Type: System.String

The human-readable description of the current Encoding.

The EncodingName property is intended for display. To find a name that can be passed to the GetEncoding method, use the WebName property.

The following example retrieves the different names for each encoding and displays the encodings with one or more names that are different from EncodingInfo.Name. It displays EncodingName but does not compare against it.

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Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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