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BinaryWriter.Write Method (Single)

.NET Framework 1.1

Writes a four-byte floating-point value to the current stream and advances the stream position by four bytes.

[Visual Basic]
Overloads Public Overridable Sub Write( _
   ByVal value As Single _
)
[C#]
public virtual void Write(
 float value
);
[C++]
public: virtual void Write(
 float value
);
[JScript]
public function Write(
   value : float
);

Parameters

value
The four-byte floating-point value to write.

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
IOException An I/O error occurs.
ObjectDisposedException The stream is closed.

Remarks

BinaryWriter stores this data type in little endian format.

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this... See the example in this topic...
Create a text file. Writing Text to a File
Write to a text file. Writing Text to a File
Read from a text file. Reading Text from a File
Append text to a file. Opening and Appending to a Log File

File.AppendText

FileInfo.AppendText

Get the size of a file. FileInfo.Length
Get the attributes of a file. File.GetAttributes
Set the attributes of a file. File.SetAttributes
Determine if a file exists. File.Exists
Read from a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File
Write to a binary file. Reading and Writing to a Newly Created Data File

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] This code example is part of a larger example provided for the BinaryWriter class.

[Visual Basic] 
Dim binWriter As New BinaryWriter( _
    File.Open(fileName, FileMode.Create))
Try
    binWriter.Write(aspRatio)
    binWriter.Write(lkupDir)
    binWriter.Write(saveTime)
    binWriter.Write(statusBar)
Finally
    binWriter.Close()
End Try

[C#] 
using(BinaryWriter binWriter = 
    new BinaryWriter(File.Open(fileName, FileMode.Create)))
{
    binWriter.Write(aspectRatio);
    binWriter.Write(lookupDir);
    binWriter.Write(autoSaveTime);
    binWriter.Write(showStatusBar);
}

[C++] 
BinaryWriter* binWriter = 
    new BinaryWriter(File::Open(fileName, FileMode::Create));
try
{
    binWriter->Write(aspectRatio);
    binWriter->Write(lookupDir);
    binWriter->Write(autoSaveTime);
    binWriter->Write(showStatusBar);
}
__finally
{
    binWriter->Close();
}

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

BinaryWriter Class | BinaryWriter Members | System.IO Namespace | BinaryWriter.Write Overload List | Working with I/O | Reading Text from a File | Writing Text to a File

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