XamlServices.Transform Method (XamlReader, XamlWriter, Boolean)

Connects a XamlReader and a XamlWriter to use a common XAML node set intermediary. Potentially transforms the content, depending on the types of readers and writers that are provided. Provides a parameter for specifying whether to close the writer after the call is completed.

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

public static void Transform(
	XamlReader xamlReader,
	XamlWriter xamlWriter,
	bool closeWriter


Type: System.Xaml.XamlReader

The XamlReader implementation to use.

Type: System.Xaml.XamlWriter

The XamlWriter to use.

Type: System.Boolean

true to close the writer after the call is complete; false to leave the writer active at the last written position.


xamlReader or xamlWriter input is null.


The XAML schema context does not match between the provided xamlReader and xamlWriter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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