StreamWriter.Write Method (Char[])

Writes a character array to the stream.

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

public override void Write(
	char[] buffer


Type: System.Char[]
A character array containing the data to write. If buffer is null, nothing is written.


An I/O error occurs.


AutoFlush is true or the StreamWriter buffer is full, and current writer is closed.


AutoFlush is true or the StreamWriter buffer is full, and the contents of the buffer cannot be written to the underlying fixed size stream because the StreamWriter is at the end the stream.

This method overrides TextWriter.Write.

The specified characters are written to the underlying stream unless the end of the stream is reached prematurely. If AutoFlush is true, Flush is invoked automatically.

This method might provide faster performance than Write (char[], int, int) because it has fewer arguments to check.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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