29 Input/output library [input.output]

29.10 File-based streams [file.streams]

29.10.4 Class template basic_­ofstream [ofstream]

29.10.4.1 General [ofstream.general]

namespace std { template<class charT, class traits = char_traits<charT>> class basic_ofstream : public basic_ostream<charT, traits> { public: using char_type = charT; using int_type = typename traits::int_type; using pos_type = typename traits::pos_type; using off_type = typename traits::off_type; using traits_type = traits; // [ofstream.cons], constructors basic_ofstream(); explicit basic_ofstream(const char* s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); explicit basic_ofstream(const filesystem::path::value_type* s, // wide systems only; see [fstream.syn] ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); explicit basic_ofstream(const string& s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); template<class T> explicit basic_ofstream(const T& s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); basic_ofstream(const basic_ofstream&) = delete; basic_ofstream(basic_ofstream&& rhs); // [ofstream.assign], assign and swap basic_ofstream& operator=(const basic_ofstream&) = delete; basic_ofstream& operator=(basic_ofstream&& rhs); void swap(basic_ofstream& rhs); // [ofstream.members], members basic_filebuf<charT, traits>* rdbuf() const; bool is_open() const; void open(const char* s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); void open(const filesystem::path::value_type* s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); // wide systems only; see [fstream.syn] void open(const string& s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); void open(const filesystem::path& s, ios_base::openmode mode = ios_base::out); void close(); private: basic_filebuf<charT, traits> sb; // exposition only }; }
The class basic_­ofstream<charT, traits> supports writing to named files.
It uses a basic_­filebuf<​charT, traits> object to control the associated sequence.
For the sake of exposition, the maintained data is presented here as: