MemoryStream.CanWrite Property

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Gets a value indicating whether the current stream supports writing.

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


Public Overrides ReadOnly Property CanWrite As Boolean
public override bool CanWrite { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.Boolean
true if the stream supports writing; otherwise, false.


If a class derived from Stream does not support writing, a call to SetLength, Write, or WriteByte throws a NotSupportedException.

If the stream is closed, this property returns false.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


MemoryStream Class

System.IO Namespace