This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

HttpRequest.ContentEncoding Property

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

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

'Declaration
Public Property ContentEncoding As Encoding
'Usage
Dim instance As HttpRequest 
Dim value As Encoding 

value = instance.ContentEncoding

instance.ContentEncoding = value

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.

Dim EncodingType As String
 EncodingType = Request.ContentEncoding.EncodingName

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
Show: