Read Method
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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)

abstract Read : unit -> int
override Read : unit -> int

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.

Exception Condition
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.

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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