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BinaryReader Constructor (Stream)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryReader class based on the supplied stream and using UTF8Encoding.

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

public function BinaryReader(
	input : Stream
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.Stream

A stream.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support reading, the stream is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), or the stream is already closed.

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

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the BinaryReader class.

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Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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