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BinaryWriter Constructor (Stream)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryWriter class based on the supplied stream and using UTF-8 as the encoding for strings.

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

public BinaryWriter(
	Stream output
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.Stream
The output stream.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support writing, or the stream is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

output is null.

The stream is closed when the BinaryWriter object is disposed.

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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