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StreamReader Constructor (Stream)

Initializes a new instance of the StreamReader class for the specified stream.

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

public StreamReader(
	Stream stream
)

Parameters

stream
Type: System.IO.Stream
The stream to be read.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

stream does not support reading.

ArgumentNullException

stream is null.

This constructor initializes the encoding to UTF8Encoding, the BaseStream property using the stream parameter, and the internal buffer to the default size.

The StreamReader object calls Stream.Dispose() on the provided Stream object when StreamReader.Dispose is called.

Caution noteCaution:

When you compile a set of characters with a particular cultural setting and retrieve those same characters with a different cultural setting, the characters might not be interpretable, and could cause an exception to be thrown.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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