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TextReader::Read Method

Reads the next character from the text reader and advances the character position by one character.

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

public:
virtual int Read()

Return Value

Type: System::Int32
The next character from the text reader, or -1 if no more characters are available. The default implementation returns -1.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The TextReader is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

The TextReader class is an abstract class. Therefore, you do not instantiate it in your code. For an example of using the Read method, see the StreamReader::Read method.

.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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