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StringWriter.ToString Method

Returns a string containing the characters written to the current StringWriter so far.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string containing the characters written to the current StringWriter.

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(IFormatProvider) constructor.

Console.WriteLine(
    "Current date and time using the invariant culture: {0}\n" +
    "Current date and time using the Algerian culture: {1}", 
    DateTime.Now.ToString(), strWriter.ToString());

.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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