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TextWriterTraceListener Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the TextWriterTraceListener class with TextWriter as the output recipient.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)


This constructor uses the TextWriter stream as the recipient of the tracing or debugging output. Its Name is initialized to "TextWriter".

The following code example creates a TextWriterTraceListener using the TextWriterTraceListener() constructor. It sets the Writer property to console output, and then adds the TextWriterTraceListener to the TraceListenerCollection. It writes a message in two segments, and then closes the TextWriterTraceListener.

void main()
   #if defined(TRACE)
   // Create a text writer that writes to the console screen and add 
   // it to the trace listeners.
   TextWriterTraceListener^ myWriter = gcnew TextWriterTraceListener;
   myWriter->Writer = System::Console::Out;
   Trace::Listeners->Add( myWriter );

   // Write the output to the console screen.
   myWriter->Write( "Write to the Console screen. " );
   myWriter->WriteLine( "Again, write to console screen." );

   // Flush and close the output.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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