Skip to main content
.NET Framework Class Library
BinaryReaderReadSByte Method

Reads a signed byte from this stream and advances the current position of the stream by one byte.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:   System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%](False)> _
Public Overridable Function ReadSByte As [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
[[%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%](false)]
public virtual [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] ReadSByte()
[[%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%](false)]
public:
virtual [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%] ReadSByte()
[<[%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%](false)>]
abstract ReadSByte : unit -> [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%] 
[<[%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_2%](false)>]
override ReadSByte : unit -> [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_3%]
public function ReadSByte() : [%$TOPIC/5w1dz04s_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_0%]

Return Value

Type: SystemSByte
A signed byte read from the current stream.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
EndOfStreamException

The end of the stream is reached.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

IOException

An I/O error occurs.

Remarks

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

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

Version Information

.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