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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)

'Declaration
Public Sub BinaryWrite ( _
	buffer As Byte() _
)
'Usage
Dim instance As HttpResponse 
Dim buffer As Byte()

instance.BinaryWrite(buffer)

Parameters

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.

Dim MyFileStream As FileStream
 Dim FileSize As Long

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

 Dim Buffer(CInt(FileSize)) As Byte
 MyFileStream.Read(Buffer, 0, CInt(FileSize))
 MyFileStream.Close()

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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