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Create Method (XmlWriter, XmlWriterSettings)

XmlWriter.Create Method (XmlWriter, XmlWriterSettings)

Creates a new XmlWriter instance using the specified XmlWriter and XmlWriterSettings objects.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public static XmlWriter Create(
	XmlWriter output,
	XmlWriterSettings settings
)

Parameters

output
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

The XmlWriter object that you want to use as the underlying writer.

settings
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriterSettings

The XmlWriterSettings object used to configure the new XmlWriter instance. If this is null, a XmlWriterSettings with default settings is used.

If the XmlWriter is being used with the Transform method, you should use the OutputSettings property to obtain an XmlWriterSettings object with the correct settings. This ensures that the created XmlWriter object has the correct output settings.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
An XmlWriter object that is wrapped around the specified XmlWriter object.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The writer value is null.

This method allows you add additional features to an underlying XmlWriter object. The underlying XmlWriter object can be an object created by the XmlWriter.Create method, or an object created using the XmlTextWriter implementation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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