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TextWriter.Synchronized Method

Creates a thread-safe wrapper around the specified TextWriter.

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

public static TextWriter Synchronized (
	TextWriter writer
public static TextWriter Synchronized (
	TextWriter writer
public static function Synchronized (
	writer : TextWriter
) : TextWriter
Not applicable.



The TextWriter to synchronize.

Return Value

A thread-safe wrapper.

Exception typeCondition


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

All writes to the returned wrapper will be thread safe.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

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