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StringWriter.GetStringBuilder Method

Returns the underlying StringBuilder.

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

public virtual StringBuilder GetStringBuilder()

Return Value

Type: System.Text.StringBuilder
The underlying StringBuilder.

This is either the StringBuilder that was passed to the constructor, or the StringBuilder that was automatically created.

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this...

See the example in this topic...

Create a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Write to a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Read from a text file.

How to: Read Text from a File

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StringWriter() constructor.


// Use the underlying StringBuilder for more complex 
// manipulations of the string.
strWriter.GetStringBuilder().Insert(0, "Invalid ");


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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