Reads the stream as a string, either in its entirety or from the current position to the end of the stream.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
This method overrides the TextReader.ReadToEnd method.
If the current method throws an OutOfMemoryException, the reader's position in the underlying string is advanced by the number of characters the method was able to read, and the characters already read into the internal buffer are discarded. Since the position of the reader in the string cannot be changed, the characters already read are unrecoverable, and can be accessed only by reinitializing the StringReader. To avoid such a situation and produce robust code you should use the Read method and store the read characters in a preallocated buffer.
The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.
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Create a text file.
Write to a text file.
Read from a text file.
Append text to a file.
Get the size of a file.
Get the attributes of a file.
Set the attributes of a file.
Determine if a file exists.
Read from a binary file.
Write to a binary file.