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Buffer.ByteLength Method

Returns the number of bytes in the specified array.

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

static member ByteLength : 
        array:Array -> int

Parameters

array
Type: System.Array

An array.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of bytes in the array.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

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

ArgumentException

array is not a primitive.

OverflowException

array is larger than 2 gigabytes (GB).

The following code example illustrates the use of the ByteLength method to return the number of bytes in an array.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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