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TextWriter.Synchronized Method

Creates a thread-safe wrapper around the specified TextWriter.

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

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Synchronization = true)]
public static TextWriter Synchronized(
	TextWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.IO.TextWriter

The TextWriter to synchronize.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.TextWriter
A thread-safe wrapper.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

writer is null.

All write operations to the returned wrapper will be thread safe. You call this method to ensure that only one thread at a time can execute the methods on the TextWriter instance that is returned. For more information about synchronization and threading, see Synchronizing Data for Multithreading.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

NoteNote

The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Synchronization. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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