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Binary Class

Represents an immutable block of binary data.


Namespace:  System.Data.Linq
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

public sealed class Binary : IEquatable<Binary>

The Binary type exposes the following members.

Public methodBinaryInitializes a new instance of the Binary class.

Public propertyLengthGets the length of the binary object.

Public methodEquals(Binary)Determines whether two binary objects are equal.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToArrayReturns an array of bytes that represents the current binary object.
Public methodToStringReturns a String that represents the current binary object. (Overrides Object.ToString().)

Public operatorStatic memberEqualityDescribes the equality relationship between two binary objects.
Public operatorStatic memberImplicit(Byte[] to Binary)Enables arrays of bytes to be implicitly coerced to the Binary type in a programming language.
Public operatorStatic memberInequalityDescribes the inequality relationship between two binary objects.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.