Stream.FlushAsync Method (CancellationToken)

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Asynchronously clears all buffers for this stream, causes any buffered data to be written to the underlying device, and monitors cancellation requests.

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


Public Overridable Function FlushAsync ( _
    cancellationToken As CancellationToken _
) As Task
public virtual Task FlushAsync(
    CancellationToken cancellationToken


Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks..::.Task
A task that represents the asynchronous flush operation.


Exception Condition

The stream has been disposed.


If the operation is canceled before it completes, the returned task contains the Canceled value for the Status property.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


Stream Class

FlushAsync Overload

System.IO Namespace

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