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Stream.ReadTimeout Property

Gets or sets a value, in miliseconds, that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

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

'Declaration
<ComVisibleAttribute(False)> _
Public Overridable Property ReadTimeout As Integer
'Usage
Dim instance As Stream
Dim value As Integer

value = instance.ReadTimeout

instance.ReadTimeout = value
/** @property */
public int get_ReadTimeout ()

/** @property */
public void set_ReadTimeout (int value)

public function get ReadTimeout () : int

public function set ReadTimeout (value : int)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A value, in miliseconds, that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

The ReadTimeout method always throws an InvalidOperationException.

Notes to Inheritors: The ReadTimeout property should be overridden to provide the appropriate behavior for the stream. If the stream does not support timing out, this property should raise an InvalidOperationException.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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