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EndOfStreamException Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

The exception that is thrown when reading is attempted past the end of a stream.


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

public class EndOfStreamException : IOException

The EndOfStreamException type exposes the following members.

Public methodEndOfStreamException()Initializes a new instance of the EndOfStreamException class with its message string set to a system-supplied message.
Public methodEndOfStreamException(String)Initializes a new instance of the EndOfStreamException class with its message string set to message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_ENDOFSTREAM.
Public methodEndOfStreamException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the EndOfStreamException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

Public propertyDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyStackTraceGets a string representation of the frames on the call stack at the time the current exception was thrown. (Inherited from Exception.)

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)

EndOfStreamException uses the HRESULT COR_E_ENDOFSTREAM which has the value 0x80070026.

The following code example shows how to read and write Double data to memory by using the BinaryReader and BinaryWriter classes on top of the MemoryStream class.

using System;
using System.IO;

class Example
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
      int i;
      const int arrayLength = 1000;

      // Create random data to write to the stream.
      Random randomGenerator = new Random();
      double[] dataArray = new double[arrayLength];
      for (i = 0; i < arrayLength; i++)
         dataArray[i] = 100.1 * randomGenerator.NextDouble();

      using (BinaryWriter binWriter =
          new BinaryWriter(new MemoryStream()))
         // Write the data to the stream.
         outputBlock.Text += "Writing data to the stream." + "\n";
         for (i = 0; i < arrayLength; i++)

         // Create a reader using the stream from the writer.
         using (BinaryReader binReader =
             new BinaryReader(binWriter.BaseStream))
               // Return to the beginning of the stream.
               binReader.BaseStream.Position = 0;

               // Read and verify the data.
               outputBlock.Text += "Verifying the written data." + "\n";
               for (i = 0; i < arrayLength; i++)
                  if (binReader.ReadDouble() != dataArray[i])
                     outputBlock.Text += "Error writing data." + "\n";
               outputBlock.Text += "The data was written " +
                   "and verified." + "\n";
            catch (EndOfStreamException e)
               outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Error writing data: {0}.",
                   e.GetType().Name) + "\n";

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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