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BinaryWriter Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryWriter class based on the specified stream and character encoding.

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

public BinaryWriter(
	Stream output,
	Encoding encoding
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.Stream

The output stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support writing or is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

output or encoding is null.

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

.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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