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BinaryReader.Read7BitEncodedInt Method

Reads in a 32-bit integer in a compressed format.

[Visual Basic]
Protected Function Read7BitEncodedInt() As Integer
[C#]
protected int Read7BitEncodedInt();
[C++]
protected: int Read7BitEncodedInt();
[JScript]
protected function Read7BitEncodedInt() : int;

Return Value

A 32-bit integer in compressed format.

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
EndOfStreamException The end of the stream is reached.
ObjectDisposedException The stream is closed.
IOException An I/O error occurs.

Remarks

If the integer will fit in seven bits, the integer takes only one byte of space. The integer is expected to have been written through BinaryWriter.Write7BitEncodedInt.

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this... See the example in this topic...
Create a text file. Writing Text to a File
Write to a text file. Writing Text to a File
Read from a text file. Reading Text from a File
Append text to a file. Opening and Appending to a Log File

File.AppendText

FileInfo.AppendText

Get the size of a file. FileInfo.Length
Get the attributes of a file. File.GetAttributes
Set the attributes of a file. File.SetAttributes
Determine if a file exists. File.Exists
Read from a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File
Write to a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

BinaryReader Class | BinaryReader Members | System.IO Namespace | Working with I/O | Reading Text from a File | Writing Text to a File

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