BinaryWriter Constructor (Stream, Encoding)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryWriter class based on the supplied stream and a specific character encoding.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
    output As Stream, _
    encoding As Encoding _
)
public BinaryWriter(
    Stream output,
    Encoding encoding
)

Parameters

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The stream does not support writing, or the stream is already closed.

ArgumentNullException

output or encoding is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Remarks

The stream is closed when the BinaryWriter object is disposed.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.