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StringWriter.GetStringBuilder Method

Returns the underlying StringBuilder.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.IO (in System.IO.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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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