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BinaryReader.ReadBoolean Method

Reads a Boolean value from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by one byte.

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

public virtual bool ReadBoolean()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the byte is nonzero; otherwise, false.


The end of the stream is reached.


The stream is closed.


An I/O error occurs.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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