ReadByte Method

MemoryStream.ReadByte Method

Reads a byte from the current stream.

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

abstract ReadByte : unit -> int 
override ReadByte : unit -> int 

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The byte cast to a Int32, or -1 if the end of the stream has been reached.


The current stream instance is closed.

This method overrides ReadByte.

If the read operation is successful, the current position within the stream is advanced by one byte. If an exception occurs, the current position within the stream is unchanged.

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MemoryStream class.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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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