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HttpCapabilitiesBase.PreferredRenderingMime Property

Returns the MIME type of the type of content typically preferred by the browser.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual string PreferredRenderingMime { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The MIME type of the type of content typically preferred by the browser. The default is text/html.

The following code example shows how to determine the MIME type typically preferred by the browser.


<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        CheckBrowserCaps();
    }

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
    {
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).PreferredRenderingMime.Equals("text/html"))
        {
            labelText = "Browser supports HTML.";
        }
        else if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).PreferredRenderingMime.Equals("image/vnd.wap.wbmp"))
        {
            labelText = "Browser supports WML.";
        }

        Label1.Text = labelText;
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
        <div>
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />
        </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.
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