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BufferManager.TakeBuffer Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets a buffer of at least the specified size from the pool.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public abstract byte[] TakeBuffer(
	int bufferSize


Type: System.Int32
The size, in bytes, of the requested buffer.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte []
A byte array that is the requested size of the buffer.


bufferSize cannot be less than zero.

If successful, the system returns a byte array buffer of at least the requested size.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone