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StringReader.Read Method ()

Reads the next character from the input string and advances the character position by one character.

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

public override int Read ()
public int Read ()
public override function Read () : int
Not applicable.

Return Value

The next character from the underlying string, or -1 if no more characters are available.

Exception typeCondition

ObjectDisposedException

The current reader is closed.

This method overrides the TextReader.Read method.

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

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Create a text file.

Writing Text to a File

Write to a text file.

Writing Text to a File

Read from a text file.

Reading Text from a File

Append text to a file.

Opening and Appending to a Log File

File.AppendText

FileInfo.AppendText

Get the size of a file.

FileInfo.Length

Get the attributes of a file.

File.GetAttributes

Set the attributes of a file.

File.SetAttributes

Determine if a file exists.

File.Exists

Read from a binary file.

Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File

Write to a binary file.

Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StringReader class.

convertedCharacter = Convert.ToChar(intCharacter);
if(convertedCharacter == '.')
{
    strWriter.Write(".\n\n");

    // Bypass the spaces between sentences.
    strReader.Read();
    strReader.Read();
}

convertedCharacter = Convert.ToChar(intCharacter);
if (convertedCharacter == '.') {
    strWriter.Write(".\n\n");

    // Bypass the spaces between sentences.
    strReader.Read();
    strReader.Read();
}

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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