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HttpResponse.BinaryWrite Method

Writes a string of binary characters to the HTTP output stream.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public void BinaryWrite(
	byte[] buffer


Type: System.Byte[]
The bytes to write to the output stream.

The following example reads a text file into a buffer and writes the buffer to the HTTP output stream.

FileStream MyFileStream;
 long FileSize;

 MyFileStream = new FileStream("sometext.txt", FileMode.Open);
 FileSize = MyFileStream.Length;

 byte[] Buffer = new byte[(int)FileSize];
 MyFileStream.Read(Buffer, 0, (int)FileSize);

 Response.Write("<b>File Contents: </b>");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.