BinaryReader Constructor (Stream, Encoding, Boolean)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryReader class based on the specified stream and character encoding, and optionally leaves the stream open.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	input As Stream, _
	encoding As Encoding, _
	leaveOpen As Boolean _
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.Stream

The input stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

leaveOpen
Type: System.Boolean

true to leave the stream open after the BinaryReader object is disposed; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support reading, is Nothing, or is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

encoding or input is Nothing.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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