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ConvertTo-MemoryStream

SYNOPSIS

Converts an object to a MemoryStream object.

SYNTAX

ConvertTo-MemoryStream -String <String[]> [-Encoding <String>] [-Compress] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Converts an object to a MemoryStream object.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

$string = 'A string'
$stream = ConvertTo-MemoryStream -String $string
$stream.GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     MemoryStream                             System.IO.Stream

EXAMPLE 2

$string = 'A string'
$stream = $string | ConvertTo-MemoryStream
$stream.GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     MemoryStream                             System.IO.Stream

EXAMPLE 3

$string1 = 'A string'
$string2 = 'Another string'

$streams = ConvertTo-MemoryStream -String $string1,$string2
$streams.GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     Object\[\]                                 System.Array

$streams\[0\].GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     MemoryStream                             System.IO.Stream

EXAMPLE 4

$string1 = 'A string'
$string2 = 'Another string'

$streams = $string1,$string2 | ConvertTo-MemoryStream
$streams.GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     Object\[\]                                 System.Array

$streams\[0\].GetType()

IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
-------- -------- ----                                     --------
True     True     MemoryStream                             System.IO.Stream

PARAMETERS

-String

A string object for conversion.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Encoding

The encoding to use for conversion. Defaults to UTF8. Valid options are ASCII, BigEndianUnicode, Default, Unicode, UTF32, UTF7, and UTF8.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: UTF8
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Compress

If supplied, the output will be compressed using Gzip.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

[System.IO.MemoryStream[]]

NOTES

http://convert.readthedocs.io/en/latest/functions/ConvertTo-MemoryStream/