Encoding Property
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TextWriter.Encoding Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

When overridden in a derived class, returns the Encoding in which the output is written.

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

public abstract Encoding Encoding { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
The Encoding in which the output is written.

This property is necessary for some XML scenarios where a header must be written containing the encoding used by the TextWriter. This allows the XML code to consume an arbitrary TextWriter and generate the correct XML header.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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