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MemoryStream.ToArray Method

Writes the stream contents to a byte array, regardless of the Position property.

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

public virtual byte[] ToArray()

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
A new byte array.

This method omits unused bytes in MemoryStream from the array. To get the entire buffer, use the GetBuffer method.

This method returns a copy of the contents of the MemoryStream as a byte array. If the current instance was constructed on a provided byte array, a copy of the section of the array to which this instance has access is returned. See the MemoryStream constructor for details.

NoteNote:

This method works when the MemoryStream is closed.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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