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CanRead Property

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Gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports reading.

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

public override bool CanRead { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::..Boolean
true if the stream supports reading; false if the stream is closed or was opened with write-only access.

If a class derived from Stream does not support reading, calls to the Read, ReadByte method throw a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

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