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BinaryReader.ReadBytes Method

Reads count bytes from the current stream into a byte array and advances the current position by count bytes.

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

public virtual byte[] ReadBytes(
	int count
)

Parameters

count
Type: System.Int32
The number of bytes to read.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
A byte array containing data read from the underlying stream. This might be less than the number of bytes requested if the end of the stream is reached.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

count is negative.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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