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XElement.Save Method (XmlWriter)

Serialize this element to an XmlWriter.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

public void Save(
	XmlWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
A XmlWriter that the XElement will be written to.

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

StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
XmlWriterSettings xws = new XmlWriterSettings();
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
using (XmlWriter xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws)) {
    XElement root = new XElement("Root",
        new XElement("Child", "child content")
    );
    root.Save(xw);
}
Console.WriteLine(sb.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

<Root><Child>child content</Child></Root>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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