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BinaryReader.ReadDecimal Method

Reads a decimal value from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by sixteen bytes.

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

public virtual decimal ReadDecimal ()
public Decimal ReadDecimal ()
public function ReadDecimal () : decimal
Not applicable.

Return Value

A decimal value read from the current stream.

Exception typeCondition

EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

BinaryReader does not restore the file position after an unsuccessful read.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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