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DataServiceContext.GetReadStream Method (Object)

Gets binary property data for the specified entity as a data stream.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Client
Assembly:  System.Data.Services.Client (in System.Data.Services.Client.dll)

public DataServiceStreamResponse GetReadStream(
	Object entity
)

Parameters

entity
Type: System.Object
The entity that has the binary property to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Services.Client.DataServiceStreamResponse
An instance of DataServiceStreamResponse that represents the response.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The entity is null.

ArgumentException

The entity is not tracked by this DataServiceContext.

-or-

The entity is in the Added state.

-or-

The entity is not a Media Link Entry and does not have a binary property.

The GetReadStream method synchronously requests a data stream that contains the binary property of the requested entity.

In the AtomPub protocol, the entity is a Media Link Entry and the binary property is the associated Media Resource.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.

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