Null Field
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Stream.Null Field


A Stream with no backing store.

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

public static readonly Stream Null

Field Value

Type: System.IO.Stream

Use Null to redirect output to a stream that will not consume any operating system resources. When the methods of Stream that provide writing are invoked on Null, the call simply returns, and no data is written. Null also implements a Read method that returns zero without reading data.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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