Console.WriteLine Method (Object)

Writes the text representation of the specified object, followed by the current line terminator, to the standard output stream.

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

<HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, UI := True)> _
Public Shared Sub WriteLine ( _
	value As Object _


Type: System.Object

The value to write.


An I/O error occurred.

If value is Nothing, only the line terminator is written. Otherwise, the ToString method of value is called to produce its string representation, and the resulting string is written to the standard output stream.

For more information about the line terminator, see the Remarks section of the WriteLine method that takes no parameters.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: UI. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

The following example uses the WriteLine(Object) method to display each value in an object array to the console.

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      Dim values() As Object = { True, 12.632, 17908, "stringValue",
                                 "a"c, 16907.32d }
      For Each value In values
   End Sub 
End Module 
' The example displays the following output: 
'    True 
'    12.632 
'    17908 
'    stringValue 
'    a 
'    16907.32
using namespace System;

void main()
   array<Object^>^ values = { true, 12.632, 17908, "stringValue",
                              'a', (Decimal) 16907.32 };
   for each (Object^ value in values)
// The example displays the following output: 
//    True 
//    12.632 
//    17908 
//    stringValue 
//    a 
//    16907.32

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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

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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