IsolatedStorageFileStream.IsolatedStorageFileStream(String, FileMode) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of an IsolatedStorageFileStream object giving access to the file designated by path in the specified mode.

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

public IsolatedStorageFileStream (
	string path,
	FileMode mode
public IsolatedStorageFileStream (
	String path, 
	FileMode mode
public function IsolatedStorageFileStream (
	path : String, 
	mode : FileMode
Not applicable.



The relative path of the file within isolated storage.


One of the FileMode values.

Exception typeCondition


The path is badly formed.


The path is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The directory in path does not exist.


No file was found and the mode is set to Open

The isolated store that is used is scoped by the current executing assembly's identity and that of the application domain in which it is running. This store will remain open only for the lifetime of the IsolatedStorageFileStream object. To specify a different isolated storage scope, or to allow the store to remain open (so multiple IsolatedStorageFileStream objects can be opened from it), use the form of the constructor that accepts an IsolatedStorageFile object.

The mode parameter indicates whether a new file should be created, an existing one used, and so on.

Caution noteCaution:

When you compile a set of characters with a particular cultural setting and retrieve those same characters with a different cultural setting, the characters might not be interpretable and can cause an exception to be thrown.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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