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BinaryReader.ReadInt16 Method

Reads a 2-byte signed integer from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by two bytes.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Function ReadInt16 As Short
'Usage
Dim instance As BinaryReader
Dim returnValue As Short

returnValue = instance.ReadInt16
public short ReadInt16 ()
public function ReadInt16 () : short
Not applicable.

Return Value

A 2-byte signed integer read from the current stream.
Exception typeCondition

EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

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

BinaryReader reads this data type in little-endian format.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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