StreamReader.Null Field

A StreamReader object around an empty stream.

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

static val Null: StreamReader

When read methods are invoked on Null, zero is always returned. When ReadLine is invoked on Null, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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