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BinaryWriter::Write Method (String)

Writes a length-prefixed string to this stream in the current encoding of the BinaryWriter, and advances the current position of the stream in accordance with the encoding used and the specific characters being written to the stream.

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

public:
virtual void Write(
	String^ value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System::String

The value to write.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

ArgumentNullException

value is nullptr.

ObjectDisposedException

The stream is closed.

A length-prefixed string represents the string length by prefixing to the string a single byte or word that contains the length of that string. This method first writes the length of the string as a four-byte unsigned integer, and then writes that many characters to the stream. This method writes a length-prefixed string to this stream using the BinaryWriter instance's current Encoding.

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

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the BinaryWriter class.

BinaryWriter^ binWriter = gcnew BinaryWriter( File::Open( fileName, FileMode::Create ) );
try
{
   binWriter->Write( aspectRatio );
   binWriter->Write( lookupDir );
   binWriter->Write( autoSaveTime );
   binWriter->Write( showStatusBar );
}
finally
{
   binWriter->Close();
}

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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