Reads a 2-byte signed integer from the current stream and advances the current position of the stream by two bytes.
mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public virtual short ReadInt16 ()
public short ReadInt16 ()
public function ReadInt16 () : short
A 2-byte signed integer read from the current stream.
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.
Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.
Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Compact Framework
Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
Supported in: 1.0