CodeDomProvider.CreateGenerator Method (TextWriter)

When overridden in a derived class, creates a new code generator using the specified TextWriter for output.

Namespace:  System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public virtual ICodeGenerator CreateGenerator(
	TextWriter output
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.TextWriter

A TextWriter to use to output.

Return Value

Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.ICodeGenerator
An ICodeGenerator that can be used to generate System.CodeDom based source code representations.

This method uses the specified TextWriter for output. This method supports more optimized code generation that incrementally updates the source code.

NoteNote

The base class implementation calls the CreateGenerator method, which is obsolete in the .NET Framework 2.0 and results in a NotSupportedException if an ICodeGenerator object is not returned.

.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

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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