WriteNmTokenAsync Method
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XmlWriter.WriteNmTokenAsync Method (String)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Asynchronously writes out the specified name, ensuring it is a valid NmToken according to the W3C XML 1.0 recommendation (http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-xml-19980210#NT-Name).

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

public virtual Task WriteNmTokenAsync(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name to write.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task

The task that represents the asynchronous WriteNmToken operation.

Exception Condition

An XmlWriter method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”


An XmlWriter asynchronous method was called without setting the Async flag to true. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “Set XmlWriterSettings.Async to true if you want to use Async Methods.”

This is the asynchronous version of WriteNmToken, with the same functionality. To use this method, you must set the Async flag to true.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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