Stream.CanWrite Property

May 11, 2014

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports writing.

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

public abstract bool CanWrite { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the stream supports writing; otherwise, false.

If a class derived from Stream does not support writing, a call to Write, BeginWrite, or WriteByte throws a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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