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ContentEncoding Property

HttpRequest.ContentEncoding Property

Gets or sets the character set of the entity-body.

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

public Encoding ContentEncoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
An Encoding object representing the client's character set.

Default content encoding can be specified in the globalization Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) of a configuration file. If content encoding is also specified by the client, the default configuration settings are overridden.

The following code example assigns a value representing the description of the current HTTP encoding to a string variable.

String EncodingType;
 EncodingType = Request.ContentEncoding.EncodingName;
   

.NET Framework

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