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DataTable.WriteXml Method (TextWriter, XmlWriteMode)

Writes the current data, and optionally the schema, for the DataTable using the specified TextWriter and XmlWriteMode. To write the schema, set the value for the mode parameter to WriteSchema.

Namespace: System.Data
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

public void WriteXml (
	TextWriter writer,
	XmlWriteMode mode
)
public void WriteXml (
	TextWriter writer, 
	XmlWriteMode mode
)
public function WriteXml (
	writer : TextWriter, 
	mode : XmlWriteMode
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

writer

The TextWriter used to write the document.

mode

One of the XmlWriteMode values.

The WriteXml method provides a way to write either data only, or both data and schema from a DataTable into an XML document, whereas the WriteXmlSchema method writes only the schema. To write both data and schema, use one of the overloads that includes the XmlWriteMode parameter, and set its value to WriteSchema.

Note that the same is true for the ReadXml and ReadXmlSchema methods, respectively. To read XML data, or both schema and data into the DataTable, use the ReadXml method. To read just the schema, use the ReadXmlSchema method.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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