CanReadBinaryContent Property

XmlReader.CanReadBinaryContent Property


Gets a value indicating whether the XmlReader implements the binary content read methods.

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

abstract CanReadBinaryContent : bool with get
override CanReadBinaryContent : bool with get

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the binary content read methods are implemented; otherwise false.

Exception Condition

An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

The binary content read methods include the ReadContentAsBase64, ReadContentAsBinHex, ReadElementContentAsBase64, and ReadElementContentAsBinHex methods. If this property returns false a NotSupportedException is returned when any of the binary read methods is called.

All Microsoft .NET Framework implementations of the XmlReader class return true for this property.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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