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Stream.ReadTimeout Property

Gets or sets a value, in miliseconds, that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

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

'Declaration
<ComVisibleAttribute(False)> _
Public Overridable Property ReadTimeout As Integer
'Usage
Dim instance As Stream 
Dim value As Integer 

value = instance.ReadTimeout

instance.ReadTimeout = value

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
A value, in miliseconds, that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The ReadTimeout method always throws an InvalidOperationException.

Notes to Inheritors:

The ReadTimeout property should be overridden to provide the appropriate behavior for the stream. If the stream does not support timing out, this property should raise an InvalidOperationException.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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