Marshal.ReadIntPtr Method (IntPtr)
Reads a processor native-sized integer from unmanaged memory.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System.IntPtr
The address in unmanaged memory from which to read.
Return ValueType: System.IntPtr
The integer read from unmanaged memory. A 32 bit integer is returned on 32 bit machines and a 64 bit integer is returned on 64 bit machines.
ptr is not a recognized format.
ptr is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
ptr is invalid.
ReadIntPtr has an implied offset of 0. This method enables direct interaction with an unmanaged C-style IntPtr array, eliminating the expense of copying an entire unmanaged array (using Marshal.Copy) to a separate managed array before reading its element values.
Reading from unaligned memory locations is supported.
requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.