Console.OpenStandardError Method (Int32)

Acquires the standard error stream, which is set to a specified buffer size.

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

Public Shared Function OpenStandardError ( _
	bufferSize As Integer _
) As Stream
Dim bufferSize As Integer
Dim returnValue As Stream

returnValue = Console.OpenStandardError(bufferSize)
public static Stream OpenStandardError (
	int bufferSize
public static function OpenStandardError (
	bufferSize : int
) : Stream



The internal stream buffer size.

Return Value

The standard error stream.

Exception typeCondition


bufferSize is less than or equal to zero.

This method can be used to reacquire the standard error stream after it has been changed by the SetError method.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0