HtmlTextWriter.Encoding Property


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Gets the encoding that the HtmlTextWriter object uses to write content to the page.

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

public override Encoding Encoding { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding

The Encoding in which the markup is written to the page.

The Encoding property obtains its value from the base TextWriter object.

The following code example shows how to use the Encoding property to write the type of encoding that a custom control uses to render text to the page that contains it.

// Get the value of the current markup writer's 
// Encoding property, convert it to a string, and 
// write it to the markup stream.
writer.Write("Encoding : " + writer.Encoding.ToString() + "<br>");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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