Stream.Null Field

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A Stream with no backing store.

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

Syntax

Public Shared ReadOnly Null As Stream
public static readonly Stream Null

Remarks

Use Null to redirect output to a stream that will not consume any operating system resources. When the methods of Stream that provide writing are invoked on Null, the call simply returns, and no data is written. Null also implements a Read method that returns zero without reading data.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

Stream Class

System.IO Namespace