BinaryReader.PeekChar BinaryReader.PeekChar BinaryReader.PeekChar BinaryReader.PeekChar Method

Definition

Returns the next available character and does not advance the byte or character position.

public:
 virtual int PeekChar();
public virtual int PeekChar ();
abstract member PeekChar : unit -> int
override this.PeekChar : unit -> int
Public Overridable Function PeekChar () As Integer

Returns

The next available character, or -1 if no more characters are available or the stream does not support seeking.

Exceptions

The current character cannot be decoded into the internal character buffer by using the Encoding selected for the stream.

Remarks

If surrogate characters can be expected in the stream use the ReadChars method, then set the stream back to the original position.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

Applies to

See also