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Buffer.GetByte Method

Retrieves the byte at a specified location in a specified array.

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

static member GetByte : 
        array:Array * 
        index:int -> byte


Type: System.Array

An array.

Type: System.Int32

A location in the array.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte
Returns the index byte in the array.


array is not a primitive.


array is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


index is negative or greater than the length of array.


array is larger than 2 gigabytes (GB).

The GetByte method gets a particular byte out of the array. The array must be an array of primitives.

The following code example displays the byte values at specified locations within arrays using the GetByte method.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, 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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