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Stream.CanWrite Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports writing.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public abstract bool CanWrite { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the stream supports writing; otherwise, false.

If a class derived from Stream does not support writing, a call to Write, BeginWrite, or WriteByte throws a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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