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StringWriter Constructor (IFormatProvider)

Initializes a new instance of the StringWriter class with the specified format control.

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

public StringWriter(
	IFormatProvider formatProvider
)

Parameters

formatProvider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An IFormatProvider object that controls formatting.

A new StringBuilder object is automatically created and associated with the new instance of the StringWriter class.

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this...

See the example in this topic...

Create a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Write to a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Read from a text file.

How to: Read Text from a File

Append text to a file.

How to: Open and Append to a Log File

File.AppendText

FileInfo.AppendText

Get the size of a file.

FileInfo.Length

Get the attributes of a file.

File.GetAttributes

Set the attributes of a file.

File.SetAttributes

Determine if a file exists.

File.Exists

Read from a binary file.

How to: Read and Write to a Newly Created Data File

Write to a binary file.

How to: Read and Write to a Newly Created Data File

The following code example demonstrates how to construct a string in a specific culture.

using System;
using System.Globalization;
using System.IO;

class StrWriter
{
    static void Main()
    {
        StringWriter strWriter = 
            new StringWriter(new CultureInfo("ar-DZ"));

        strWriter.Write(DateTime.Now);

        Console.WriteLine(
            "Current date and time using the invariant culture: {0}\n" +
            "Current date and time using the Algerian culture: {1}", 
            DateTime.Now.ToString(), strWriter.ToString());
    }
}

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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