TextReader.Read Method (array<Char>(), Int32, Int32)
[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Reads a maximum of count characters from the current stream and writes the data to buffer, beginning at index.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Overridable Function Read ( _ buffer As Char(), _ index As Integer, _ count As Integer _ ) As Integer
public virtual int Read( char buffer, int index, int count )
When this method returns, contains the specified character array with the values between index and (index + count - 1) replaced by the characters read from the current source.
The place in buffer at which to begin writing.
The maximum number of characters to read. If the end of the stream is reached before count of characters is read into buffer, the current method returns.
The number of characters that have been read. The number will be less than or equal to count, depending on whether the data is available within the stream. This method returns zero if called when no more characters are left to read.
buffer is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The buffer length minus index is less than count.
index or count is negative.
The TextReader is closed.
An I/O error occurs.
This method returns after either count characters are read or the end of the file is reached. ReadBlock is a blocking version of this method.
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0