Encoding.Convert Method (Encoding, Encoding, Byte(), Int32, Int32)

Converts a range of bytes in a byte array from one encoding to another.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Convert ( _
	srcEncoding As Encoding, _
	dstEncoding As Encoding, _
	bytes As Byte(), _
	index As Integer, _
	count As Integer _
) As Byte()

Parameters

srcEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding
The encoding of the source array, bytes.
dstEncoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding
The encoding of the output array.
bytes
Type: System.Byte()
The array of bytes to convert.
index
Type: System.Int32
The zero-based index of the first element of bytes to convert.
count
Type: System.Int32
The number of bytes to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte()
An array of type Byte containing the result of converting a range of bytes in bytes from srcEncoding to dstEncoding.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

srcEncoding is Nothing.

-or-

dstEncoding is Nothing.

-or-

bytes is Nothing.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

index and count do not specify a valid range in the byte array.

DecoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Understanding Encodings for complete explanation).

EncoderFallbackException

A fallback occurred (see Understanding Encodings for complete explanation).

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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