HttpRequest.ContentEncoding Property


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

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

Public Property ContentEncoding As Encoding

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

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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