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WebBrowser.DocumentType Property

Gets the type of the document currently displayed in the WebBrowser control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public string DocumentType { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_DocumentType ()

public function get DocumentType () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The type of the current document.

Exception typeCondition


This WebBrowser instance is no longer valid.


A reference to an implementation of the IWebBrowser2 interface could not be retrieved from the underlying ActiveX WebBrowser control.

The value of this property corresponds to the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) type of the document.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0