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XmlWriter.WriteElementString Method (String, String, String)

When overridden in a derived class, writes an element with the specified local name, namespace URI, and value.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub WriteElementString ( _
	localName As String, _
	ns As String, _
	value As String _
)

Parameters

localName
Type: System.String
The local name of the element.
ns
Type: System.String
The namespace URI to associate with the element.
value
Type: System.String
The value of the element.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The localName value is Nothing or an empty string.

-or-

The parameter values are not valid.


Dim output As New StringBuilder()

Dim settings As New XmlWriterSettings()
settings.Indent = True
Using writer = XmlWriter.Create(output, settings)
    writer.WriteComment("sample XML fragment")

    ' Write an element (this one is the root).
    writer.WriteStartElement("book")

    ' Write the namespace declaration.
    writer.WriteAttributeString("xmlns", "bk", Nothing, "urn:samples")

    ' Write the genre attribute.
    writer.WriteAttributeString("genre", "novel")

    ' Write the title.
    writer.WriteStartElement("title")
    writer.WriteString("The Handmaid's Tale")
    writer.WriteEndElement()

    ' Write the price.
    writer.WriteElementString("price", "19.95")

    ' Lookup the prefix and write the ISBN element.
    Dim prefix As String = writer.LookupPrefix("urn:samples")
    writer.WriteStartElement(prefix, "ISBN", "urn:samples")
    writer.WriteString("1-861003-78")
    writer.WriteEndElement()

    ' Write the style element (shows a different way to handle prefixes).
    writer.WriteElementString("style", "urn:samples", "hardcover")

    ' Write the close tag for the root element.
    writer.WriteEndElement()

    ' Write the XML to file.
    writer.Flush()
End Using

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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