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Stream.ReadTimeout Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

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

public virtual int ReadTimeout { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_ReadTimeout ()

/** @property */
public void set_ReadTimeout (int value)

public function get ReadTimeout () : int

public function set ReadTimeout (value : int)

Property Value

A value that determines how long the stream will attempt to read before timing out.

Exception typeCondition


The ReadTimeout method always throws an InvalidOperationException.

Notes to Inheritors The ReadTimeout property should be overridden to provide the appropriate behavior for the stream. If the stream does not support timing out, this property should raise an InvalidOperationException.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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