TextWriter.Null Field

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Provides a TextWriter with no backing store that can be written to, but not read from.

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


Public Shared ReadOnly Null As TextWriter
public static readonly TextWriter Null


Use Null to redirect output to a stream that will not consume any operating system resources.

When the TextWriter..::.Write methods are invoked on Null, the call simply returns, and no data is actually written to any backing store.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


TextWriter Class

System.IO Namespace