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UnmanagedMemoryStream.SetLength Method

Sets the length of a stream to a specified value.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

public override void SetLength (
	long value
)
public void SetLength (
	long value
)
public override function SetLength (
	value : long
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

value

The length of the stream.

Exception typeCondition

IOException

An I/O error has occurred.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

NotSupportedException

The underlying memory does not support writing.

- or -

An attempt is made to write to the stream and the CanWrite property is false.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified value exceeds the capacity of the stream.

- or -

The specified value is negative.

If the given value is less than the current length of the stream, the stream is truncated. If the given value is larger than the current length of the stream, the stream is expanded. If the stream is expanded, the contents of the stream between the old and the new lengths are undefined.

A stream must support both writing and seeking for SetLength to work.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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