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BinaryReader.ReadDecimal Method

Reads a decimal value from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by sixteen bytes.

[Visual Basic]
Public Overridable Function ReadDecimal() As Decimal
[C#]
public virtual decimal ReadDecimal();
[C++]
public: virtual Decimal ReadDecimal();
[JScript]
public function ReadDecimal() : Decimal;

Return Value

A decimal value read from the current stream.

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
EndOfStreamException The end of the stream is reached.
ObjectDisposedException The stream is closed.
IOException An I/O error occurs.

Remarks

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this... See the example in this topic...
Create a text file. Writing Text to a File
Write to a text file. Writing Text to a File
Read from a text file. Reading Text from a File
Append text to a file. Opening and Appending to a Log File

File.AppendText

FileInfo.AppendText

Get the size of a file. FileInfo.Length
Get the attributes of a file. File.GetAttributes
Set the attributes of a file. File.SetAttributes
Determine if a file exists. File.Exists
Read from a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File
Write to a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

BinaryReader Class | BinaryReader Members | System.IO Namespace | Working with I/O | Reading Text from a File | Writing Text to a File

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