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CodeDomProvider.CreateGenerator Method (TextWriter)


When overridden in a derived class, creates a new code generator using the specified TextWriter for output.

Namespace:   System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public virtual ICodeGenerator CreateGenerator(
	TextWriter output


Type: System.IO.TextWriter

A TextWriter to use to output.

Return Value

Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.ICodeGenerator

An ICodeGenerator that can be used to generate System.CodeDom based source code representations.

This method uses the specified TextWriter for output. This method supports more optimized code generation that incrementally updates the source code.


The base class implementation calls the CreateGenerator method, which is obsolete in the .NET Framework 2.0 and results in a NotSupportedException if an ICodeGenerator object is not returned.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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