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SaveFileDialog.OpenFile Method

Creates a read-write file stream for the filename selected by the user using SaveFileDialog.

Namespace: Microsoft.Win32
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public Stream OpenFile ()
public Stream OpenFile ()
public function OpenFile () : Stream
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

A new Stream that contains the selected file.

Exception typeCondition


No files were selected in the dialog.

The file stream that is returned is opened with read-write access (Create and ReadWrite).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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