BinaryReader Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryReader class based on the supplied stream and a specific character encoding.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
    input As Stream, _
    encoding As Encoding _
)
public BinaryReader(
    Stream input,
    Encoding encoding
)

Parameters

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support reading, or the stream is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

input or encoding is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Remarks

The stream is closed when the BinaryReader object is disposed.

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.