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WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions.ToArray Method (IBuffer)

.NET Framework 4.5

Returns a new array that is created from the contents of the specified buffer (Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer). The size of the array is the value of the Length property of the IBuffer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices.WindowsRuntime
Assembly:  System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime (in System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll)
[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static byte[] ToArray(
	this IBuffer source
)

Parameters

source
Type: IBuffer

The buffer whose contents populate the new array.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
A byte array that contains the bytes in the specified IBuffer, beginning at offset 0 (zero) and including a number of bytes equal to the value of the Length property of the IBuffer.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IBuffer. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

source is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

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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