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XmlDictionaryReader.CreateBinaryReader Method (Byte[], Int32, Int32, XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas)

Creates an instance of XmlDictionaryReader that can read .NET Binary XML Format.

Namespace: System.Xml
Assembly: System.Runtime.Serialization (in system.runtime.serialization.dll)

Public Shared Function CreateBinaryReader ( _
	buffer As Byte(), _
	offset As Integer, _
	count As Integer, _
	quotas As XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas _
) As XmlDictionaryReader
Dim buffer As Byte()
Dim offset As Integer
Dim count As Integer
Dim quotas As XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas
Dim returnValue As XmlDictionaryReader

returnValue = XmlDictionaryReader.CreateBinaryReader(buffer, offset, count, quotas)
public static XmlDictionaryReader CreateBinaryReader (
	byte[] buffer, 
	int offset, 
	int count, 
	XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas quotas
public static function CreateBinaryReader (
	buffer : byte[], 
	offset : int, 
	count : int, 
	quotas : XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas
) : XmlDictionaryReader
Not applicable.



The buffer from which to read.


The starting position from which to read in buffer.


The number of bytes that can be read from buffer.


The quotas that apply to this operation.

Return Value

An instance of XmlDictionaryReader.

Exception typeCondition


buffer is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


offset is less than zero or greater than the buffer length.


count is less than zero or greater than the buffer length minus the offset.

Other XmlDictionaryReader properties are set to default values or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0