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TextWriter.WriteLine Method (Char[], Int32, Int32)

Writes a subarray of characters followed by a line terminator to the text stream.

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

public virtual void WriteLine(
	char[] buffer,
	int index,
	int count


Type: System.Char[]

The character array from which data is read.

Type: System.Int32

The index into buffer at which to begin reading.

Type: System.Int32

The maximum number of characters to write.


The buffer length minus index is less than count.


The buffer parameter is null.


index or count is negative.


The TextWriter is closed.


An I/O error occurs.

This method will write count characters of data into this TextWriter from the buffer character array starting at position index.

This method does not search the specified String for individual newline characters (hexadecimal 0x000a) and replace them with NewLine.

This version of WriteLine is equivalent to Write for each character in buffer between index and (index + count) followed by WriteLine .

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

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