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BinaryReader Constructor (Stream, Encoding, Boolean)

.NET Framework 4.5

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryReader class based on the specified stream and character encoding, and optionally leaves the stream open.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	input As Stream, _
	encoding As Encoding, _
	leaveOpen As Boolean _
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.Stream

The input stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

leaveOpen
Type: System.Boolean

true to leave the stream open after the BinaryReader object is disposed; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support reading, is Nothing, or is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

encoding or input is Nothing.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, 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.

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