BinaryReader.ReadUInt16 Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Reads a 2-byte unsigned integer from the current stream using little-endian encoding and advances the position of the stream by two bytes.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Overridable Function ReadUInt16 As UShort
[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public virtual ushort ReadUInt16()

Return Value

Type: System..::.UInt16
A 2-byte unsigned integer read from this stream.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

Remarks

BinaryReader does not restore the file position after an unsuccessful read.

BinaryReader reads this data type in little-endian format.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

BinaryReader Class

System.IO Namespace