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XDocument.WriteTo Method

Write this document to an XmlWriter.

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

public override void WriteTo(
	XmlWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

An XmlWriter into which this method will write.

The following example shows how to write an XDocument to an XmlWriter. Note that the example did not write an XML declaration.

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.WriteTo(xw);
}

Console.WriteLine(sb.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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