BinaryReader.ReadString Method ()

 

Reads a string from the current stream. The string is prefixed with the length, encoded as an integer seven bits at a time.

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

abstract ReadString : unit -> string
override ReadString : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String

The string being read.

Exception Condition
EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

BinaryReader does not restore the file position after an unsuccessful read.

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

The following code example demonstrates how to store and retrieve application settings in a file.

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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