BinaryWriter Constructor (Stream, Encoding, Boolean)

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

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

public BinaryWriter(
	Stream output,
	Encoding encoding,
	bool leaveOpen
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.Stream

The output stream.

encoding
Type: System.Text.Encoding

The character encoding to use.

leaveOpen
Type: System.Boolean

true to leave the stream open after the BinaryWriter object is disposed; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support writing or is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

output or encoding is null.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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