System.Text.EncodingInfo Class

Provides basic information about an encoding.

See Also: EncodingInfo Members


public sealed class EncodingInfo


This class is primarily used by the System.Text.Encoding class. The Encoding.GetEncodings method returns an array of this type.

This class is intended to provide minimal information about an encoding. To obtain additional information, the application should use the EncodingInfo.GetEncoding method to get an instance of the System.Text.Encoding class, which contains more comprehensive information about the encoding it represents.


Namespace: System.Text
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Assembly Versions:,
Since: .NET 2.0