BinaryReader.BaseStream Property

 

Exposes access to the underlying stream of the BinaryReader.

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

abstract BaseStream : Stream with get
override BaseStream : Stream with get

Property Value

Type: System.IO.Stream

The underlying stream associated with the BinaryReader.

System_CAPS_cautionCaution

Using the underlying stream while reading or while using the BinaryReader can cause data loss and corruption. For example, the same bytes might be read more than once, bytes might be skipped, or character reading might become unpredictable.

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

The following code example shows how to read and write Double data to memory by using the BinaryReader and BinaryWriter classes on top of the MemoryStream class. MemoryStream only reads and writes Byte data.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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