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BinaryReader Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryReader class based on the specified stream and character encoding.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	input As Stream, _
	encoding As Encoding _
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.Stream

The input stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support reading, is Nothing, or is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

encoding is Nothing.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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