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BinaryReader.ReadInt16 Method

Reads a 2-byte signed integer from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by two bytes.

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

public virtual short ReadInt16()

Return Value

Type: System.Int16
A 2-byte signed integer read from the current stream.

ExceptionCondition
EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

BinaryReader does not restore the file position after an unsuccessful read.

BinaryReader reads this data type in little-endian format.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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