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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()
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Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
A new Stream that contains the selected file.


No files were selected in the dialog.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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