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XmlWriterSettings Constructor

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the XmlWriterSettings class.

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

public XmlWriterSettings ()
public XmlWriterSettings ()
public function XmlWriterSettings ()

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of XmlWriterSettings.

Property

Initial Value

CheckCharacters

true.

CloseOutput

false.

ConformanceLevel

Document.

Encoding

Encoding.UTF8.

Indent

false.

IndentChars

Two spaces.

NewLineChars

\r\n (carriage return, new line).

NewLineHandling

Replace.

NewLineOnAttributes

false.

OmitXmlDeclaration

false.

The following example creates an XmlWriter object that uses the TAB character for indentation.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;
using System.Text;

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {
  
    XmlWriter writer = null;

    try {

       // Create an XmlWriterSettings object with the correct options. 
       XmlWriterSettings settings = new XmlWriterSettings();
       settings.Indent = true;
       settings.IndentChars = ("\t");
       settings.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;

       // Create the XmlWriter object and write some content.
       writer = XmlWriter.Create("data.xml", settings);
       writer.WriteStartElement("book");
       writer.WriteElementString("item", "tesing");
       writer.WriteEndElement();
	
       writer.Flush();

     } 
     finally  {
        if (writer != null)
          writer.Close();
     }
  } 
} 

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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