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XDocument.Save Method (XmlWriter)

Serialize this XDocument to an XmlWriter.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public void Save(
	XmlWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

A XmlWriter that the XDocument will be written to.

The following example shows how to save an XDocument to an XmlWriter.

StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
XmlWriterSettings xws = new XmlWriterSettings();
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
xws.Indent = true;

using (XmlWriter xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws)) {
    XDocument doc = new XDocument(
        new XElement("Child",
            new XElement("GrandChild", "some content")
        )
    );
    doc.Save(xw);
}

Console.WriteLine(sb.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

<Child>
  <GrandChild>some content</GrandChild>
</Child>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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