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FileStream.Length Property

Gets the length in bytes of the stream.

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

public override long Length { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
A long value representing the length of the stream in bytes.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

CanSeek for this stream is false.

IOException

An I/O error, such as the file being closed, occurred.

For a list of common file and directory operations, see Common I/O Tasks.

The following example uses the Length and Position properties to check for an end-of-file condition.

if( s.Length==s.Position )
{
   Console.WriteLine("End of file has been reached.");
}

.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

.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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