XmlDictionaryWriter.CreateBinaryWriter Method (Stream, IXmlDictionary, XmlBinaryWriterSession, Boolean)

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Creates an instance of XmlDictionaryWriter that writes Silverlight binary XML format.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)


Public Shared Function CreateBinaryWriter ( _
    stream As Stream, _
    dictionary As IXmlDictionary, _
    session As XmlBinaryWriterSession, _
    ownsStream As Boolean _
) As XmlDictionaryWriter
public static XmlDictionaryWriter CreateBinaryWriter(
    Stream stream,
    IXmlDictionary dictionary,
    XmlBinaryWriterSession session,
    bool ownsStream


  • ownsStream
    Type: System.Boolean
    If true, stream is closed by the writer when done; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlDictionaryWriter
An instance of XmlDictionaryWriter.

Version Information


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: Windows Phone OS 7.0


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