XmlReader.CanReadBinaryContent Property

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

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property CanReadBinaryContent As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the binary content read methods are implemented; otherwise false.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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