XmlValidatingReader.CanReadBinaryContent Property

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

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

public override bool CanReadBinaryContent { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_CanReadBinaryContent ()

public override function get CanReadBinaryContent () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the binary content read methods are implemented; otherwise false. The XmlValidatingReader class returns true.


The XmlValidatingReader class is obsolete in Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0. You can create a validating XmlReader instance by using the XmlReaderSettings class and the Create method. For more information, see Validating XML Data with XmlReader.

The binary content read methods include the ReadContentAsBase64, ReadContentAsBinHex, ReadElementContentAsBase64, and ReadElementContentAsBinHex methods.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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