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StreamWriter Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the StreamWriter class for the specified stream by using the specified encoding and the default buffer size.

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

new : 
        stream:Stream * 
        encoding:Encoding -> StreamWriter

Parameters

stream
Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to write to.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

stream or encoding is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

stream is not writable.

This constructor initializes the Encoding property using the encoding parameter, and the BaseStream property using the stream parameter. The position of the stream is not reset. For additional information, see Encoding.

The StreamWriter object calls Dispose() on the provided Stream object when StreamWriter.Dispose is called.

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 could cause an exception to be thrown.

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

The following example demonstrates this constructor.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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