TextReader.ReadBlock Method (Char(), Int32, Int32)
Reads a specified maximum number of characters from the current text reader and writes the data to a buffer, beginning at the specified index.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Overridable Function ReadBlock ( buffer As Char(), index As Integer, count As Integer ) As Integer
When this method returns, this parameter contains the specified character array with the values between index and (index + count -1) replaced by the characters read from the current source.
The position in buffer at which to begin writing.
The maximum number of characters to read.
Return ValueType: System.Int32
The number of characters that have been read. The number will be less than or equal to count, depending on whether all input characters have been read.
The position of the underlying text reader is advanced by the number of characters that were read into buffer.
The method blocks until either count characters are read, or all characters have been read. This is a blocking version of Read.
Available since 8
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Available since 8.1