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WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions.GetWindowsRuntimeBuffer Method (MemoryStream)

For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use any members of this type in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This type is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.

Returns a Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface that represents the same memory as the specified memory stream.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices.WindowsRuntime
Assembly:  System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime (in System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll)

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetWindowsRuntimeBuffer ( _
	underlyingStream As MemoryStream _
) As IBuffer


Type: System.IO.MemoryStream
The stream that provides the backing memory for the IBuffer.

Return Value

Type: Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer
A Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface that is backed by the same memory that backs the specified memory stream.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type MemoryStream. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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