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WindowsRuntimeStreamExtensions.AsStream Method (IRandomAccessStream)

.NET Framework 4.5

Converts a random access stream in the Windows Runtime to a managed stream in the .NET for Windows Store apps.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime (in System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll)

[<CLSCompliantAttribute(false)>]
static member AsStream : 
        windowsRuntimeStream:IRandomAccessStream -> Stream

Parameters

windowsRuntimeStream
Type: IRandomAccessStream

The Windows Runtime IRandomAccessStream object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
The converted stream.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IRandomAccessStream. 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

windowsRuntimeStream is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

A default buffer size of 16,384 bytes is used when converting the stream. To specify a different buffer size, use the AsStream(IRandomAccessStream, Int32) overload.

.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 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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