WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions.AsBuffer Method (Byte[], Int32, Int32)

May 11, 2014

For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use any members of this type in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This type is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.

Returns a Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface that represents a range of bytes in the specified byte array.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public static IBuffer AsBuffer(
	this byte[] source,
	int offset,
	int length


Type: System.Byte []
The array that contains the range of bytes that is represented by the IBuffer.
Type: System.Int32
The offset in source where the range begins.
Type: System.Int32
The length of the range that is represented by the IBuffer.

Return Value

Type: Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer
An IBuffer interface that represents the specified range of bytes in source.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type . When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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