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Returns the next available character but does not consume it.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The method returns an integer value in order to determine whether the end of the file, or another error has occurred. This allows a user to first check if the returned value is -1 before casting it to a Char type.
This method overrides Peek.
The current position of the StreamReader object is not changed by . The returned value is -1 if no more characters are currently available.