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TextWriter.Null Field

Provides a TextWriter with no backing store that can be written to, but not read from.

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

public static readonly TextWriter Null

Use Null to redirect output to a stream that will not consume any operating system resources.

When the TextWriter.Write methods are invoked on Null, the call simply returns, and no data is actually written to any backing store.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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