Copies characters from this
instance to the passed-in buffer and returns the number of copied characters. SqlChars
public long Read(
Parameters offset Type: System .Int64
Int64 value offset into the value that is contained in the long instance. SqlChars buffer Type: System .Char 
The character array buffer to copy into.
offsetInBuffer Type: System .Int32
integer offset into the buffer to start copying into. Int32 count Type: System .Int32
integer value representing the number of characters to copy. Int32 Return Value
System .Int64 An Int64 value representing the number of copied bytes. long
If an attempt is made to read beyond
, an exception is thrown. MaxLength
count specifies more characters to be copied than are available from the offsetInBuffer to the end of the value, only the available characters are copied.
An exception is thrown if the destination buffer is a null reference.
An exception is thrown if the destination buffer cannot receive as many characters as requested.
Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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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