When overridden in a derived class, returns the character encoding in which the output is written.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
This property is necessary for some XML scenarios where a header must be written containing the encoding used by the TextWriter. This enables the XML code to consume an arbitrary TextWriter and generate the correct XML header.
For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I-O Tasks.
Available since 8
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Available since 8.1