TextWriterTraceListener.TextWriterTraceListener(String, String) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the TextWriterTraceListener class with the specified name, using the file as the recipient of the debugging and tracing output.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

TextWriterTraceListener (
	String^ fileName, 
	String^ name
public TextWriterTraceListener (
	String fileName, 
	String name
public function TextWriterTraceListener (
	fileName : String, 
	name : String
Not applicable.



The name of the file the TextWriterTraceListener writes to.


The name of the new instance.

Exception typeCondition


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

This constructor initializes the Name property to the name parameter or to an empty string (""), if the name parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following code example creates a TextWriterTraceListener using the TextWriterTraceListener(String,String) constructor, then adds it to the TraceListenerCollection. The example writes two messages to this TextWriterTraceListener, then writes a message to all TraceListener objects in the TraceListenerCollection. Finally, it flushes and closes the TextWriterTraceListener.

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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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0