CanReadBinaryContent Property

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 Value

Type: System.Boolean

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


The XmlValidatingReader class is obsolete in .NET Framework 2.0. You can create a validating XmlReader instance by using the XmlReaderSettings class and the Create method. For more information, see the Remarks section of the XmlReader reference page..

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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