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HttpResponse.ContentEncoding Property

Gets or sets the HTTP character set of the output stream.

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

public Encoding ContentEncoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
A Encoding object that contains information about the character set of the current response.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

Attempted to set ContentEncoding to null.

Default ContentEncoding can be specified in an ASP.NET configuration file in the globalization Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) section. If ContentEncoding is specified by the client, the default configuration settings are overridden.

The following example writes a human-readable description of the character set encoding to the output stream.

Response.Write (Response.ContentEncoding.EncodingName);
    

.NET Framework

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