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UnmanagedMemoryAccessor.Read<T> Method

Reads a structure of type T from the accessor into a provided reference.

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

public void Read<T>(
	long position,
	out T structure
where T : struct

Type Parameters


The type of structure.


Type: System.Int64
The position in the accessor at which to begin reading.
Type: T%
The structure to contain the read data.


There are not enough bytes after position to read in a structure of type T.


T is a value type that contains one or more reference types.


position is less than zero or greater than the capacity of the accessor.


The accessor does not support reading.


The accessor has been disposed.

Use this method to read medium to large structures that are not easily accommodated by the other read methods in this class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.