XamlServices.Save Method (String, Object)

Processes a provided object graph into a XAML node representation and then writes it to an output file at a provided location.

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

public static void Save(
	string fileName,
	Object instance


Type: System.String

The name and location of the file to write the output to.

Type: System.Object

The root of the object graph to process.


fileName is an empty string.


fileName is null.

The fileName parameter value is used as the outputFileName input for a call to XmlWriter.Create, which creates a XmlWriter as part of the method call.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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