FileInfo.CreateText Method

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Creates a StreamWriter that writes a new text file.

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

public StreamWriter CreateText()

Return Value

Type: System.IO.StreamWriter
A new StreamWriter.


The file name is a directory.


The disk is read-only.


The caller does not have the required permission.

Version Notes

Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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