BinaryReader.ReadBytes Method

Reads count bytes from the current stream into a byte array and advances the current position by count bytes.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Overridable Function ReadBytes ( _
    count As Integer _
) As Byte()
public virtual byte[] ReadBytes(
    int count
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: array<System.Byte[]
A byte array containing data read from the underlying stream. This might be less than the number of bytes requested if the end of the stream is reached.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

count is negative.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.