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Encoder.Reset Method

When overridden in a derived class, sets the encoder back to its initial state.

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

public virtual void Reset()

This method clears the internal state of the Encoder object. The method clears any state information preserved from a previous call to GetBytes or Convert, including trailing characters at the end of the previous data block, such as an unmatched high surrogate.

Your application should call the Reset method if it wants to reuse the same encoder even after an exception is thrown by GetBytes or GetByteCount, or if the application switches streams.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.