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UnmanagedMemoryAccessor.ReadUInt16 Method

Reads an unsigned 16-bit integer from the accessor.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is Int32.

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

public ushort ReadUInt16(
	long position


Type: System.Int64
The number of bytes into the accessor at which to begin reading.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
The value that was read.


There are not enough bytes after position to read a value.


position is less than zero or greater than the capacity of the accessor.


The accessor does not support reading.


The accessor has been disposed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.