When overridden in a derived class, returns the character encoding in which the output is written.
Assemblies: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
System.IO (in System.IO.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.