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BinaryWriter Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryWriter class based on the supplied stream and a specific character encoding.

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

public BinaryWriter(
	Stream output,
	Encoding encoding
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.Stream

The supplied stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support writing, or the stream is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

output or encoding is null.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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