DelegatingXmlDictionaryReader.ReadContentAsBase64 Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Reads the content and returns the Base64 decoded binary bytes.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.XmlSignature
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As DelegatingXmlDictionaryReader
Dim buffer As Byte()
Dim index As Integer
Dim count As Integer
Dim returnValue As Integer

returnValue = instance.ReadContentAsBase64(buffer, index, count)


Public Overrides Function ReadContentAsBase64 ( _
    buffer As Byte(), _
    index As Integer, _
    count As Integer _
) As Integer
public override int ReadContentAsBase64 (
    byte[] buffer,
    int index,
    int count
virtual int ReadContentAsBase64 (
    array<unsigned char>^ buffer, 
    int index, 
    int count
) override
public int ReadContentAsBase64 (
    byte[] buffer, 
    int index, 
    int count
public override function ReadContentAsBase64 (
    buffer : byte[], 
    index : int, 
    count : int
) : int


  • buffer
    The buffer into which to copy the resulting text. This value cannot be null.
  • index
    The offset into the buffer where to start copying the result.
  • count
    The maximum number of bytes to copy into the buffer.

Return Value

The number of bytes written to the buffer.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


DelegatingXmlDictionaryReader Class
DelegatingXmlDictionaryReader Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.XmlSignature Namespace

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