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BinaryReader.ReadString Method

July 28, 2014

Reads a string from the current stream. The string is prefixed with the length, encoded as an integer seven bits at a time.

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

public virtual string ReadString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string being read.

ExceptionCondition
EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

BinaryReader does not restore the file position after an unsuccessful read.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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