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WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions.AsStream Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Returns a stream that represents the same memory that the specified Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface represents.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static Stream AsStream(
	this IBuffer source
)

Parameters

source
Type: IBuffer

The IBuffer to represent as a stream.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
A stream that represents the same memory that the specified Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface represents.

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: Windows Phone Silverlight 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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