Encoding.Convert Method (Encoding, Encoding, Byte[], Int32, Int32)

Converts a range of bytes in a byte array from one encoding to another.

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

public static byte[] Convert(
	Encoding srcEncoding,
	Encoding dstEncoding,
	byte[] bytes,
	int index,
	int count
)

Parameters

srcEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The encoding of the source array, bytes.

dstEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The encoding of the output array.

bytes
Type: System.Byte[]

The array of bytes to convert.

index
Type: System.Int32

The index of the first element of bytes to convert.

count
Type: System.Int32

The number of bytes to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
An array of type Byte containing the result of converting a range of bytes in bytes from srcEncoding to dstEncoding.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

srcEncoding is null.

-or-

dstEncoding is null.

-or-

bytes is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index and count do not specify a valid range in the byte array.

DecoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Character Encoding in the .NET Framework for complete explanation)

-and-

srcEncoding.DecoderFallback is set to DecoderExceptionFallback.

EncoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Character Encoding in the .NET Framework for complete explanation)

-and-

dstEncoding.EncoderFallback is set to EncoderExceptionFallback.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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