TextReader.Synchronized Method

Creates a thread-safe wrapper around the specified TextReader.

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

public static TextReader Synchronized (
	TextReader reader
public static TextReader Synchronized (
	TextReader reader
public static function Synchronized (
	reader : TextReader
) : TextReader
Not applicable.



The TextReader to synchronize.

Return Value

A thread-safe TextReader.

Exception typeCondition


reader is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The current method returns a class that wraps around the specified TextReader instance and restricts access to it by multiple threads. All reads from the returned wrapper will be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0