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Encoding.Convert Method (Encoding, Encoding, Byte(), Int32, Int32)

Converts a range of bytes in a byte array from one encoding to another.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Convert ( _
	srcEncoding As Encoding, _
	dstEncoding As Encoding, _
	bytes As Byte(), _
	index As Integer, _
	count As Integer _
) As Byte()

Parameters

srcEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding
The encoding of the source array, bytes.
dstEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding
The encoding of the output array.
bytes
Type: System.Byte()
The array of bytes to convert.
index
Type: System.Int32
The index of the first element of bytes to convert.
count
Type: System.Int32
The number of bytes to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte()
An array of type Byte containing the result of converting a range of bytes in bytes from srcEncoding to dstEncoding.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

srcEncoding is Nothing.

-or-

dstEncoding is Nothing.

-or-

bytes is Nothing.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index and count do not specify a valid range in the byte array.

DecoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Character Encoding in the .NET Framework for complete explanation)

-and-

srcEncoding.DecoderFallback is set to DecoderExceptionFallback.

EncoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Character Encoding in the .NET Framework for complete explanation)

-and-

dstEncoding.EncoderFallback is set to EncoderExceptionFallback.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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