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BufferedStream.Length Property

Gets the stream length in bytes.

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

public override long Length { get; }
/** @property */
public long get_Length ()

public override function get Length () : long

Not applicable.

Property Value

The stream length in bytes.

Exception typeCondition


The underlying stream is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or closed.


The stream does not support seeking.


Methods were called after the stream was closed.

For an example of creating a file and writing text to a file, see Writing Text to a File. For an example of reading text from a file, see Reading Text from a File. For an example of reading from and writing to a binary file, see Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0