TextWriter Constructor (IFormatProvider)

Initializes a new instance of the TextWriter class with the specified format provider.

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

protected TextWriter(
	IFormatProvider formatProvider
)

Parameters

formatProvider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An IFormatProvider object that controls formatting.

Use this constructor overload to provide a value for the FormatProvider property. The value of the FormatProvider property specifies the culture-specific formatting that is used when you call the Write and WriteLine methods. If you do not want to provide a format provider, you create an instance by using the TextWriter() constructor, which sets the FormatProvider property to null. When the FormatProvider property is null, the culture of the current thread is used for formatting.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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