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Reads the next character without changing the state of the reader or the character source. Returns the next available character without actually reading it from the reader.
Assembly: System.IO (in System.IO.dll)
The method returns an integer value in order to determine whether the end of the file, or another error has occurred. This allows a user to first check if the returned value is -1 before casting it to a Char type.
The current position of the TextReader is not changed by this operation. The returned value is -1 if no more characters are available. The default implementation returns -1.
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see dd66cd4c-b087-415f-9c3e-94e3a1835f74.