XmlWriter.WriteStartAttribute Method (String, String, String)

When overridden in a derived class, writes the start of an attribute with the specified prefix, local name, and namespace URI.

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

public abstract void WriteStartAttribute (
	string prefix,
	string localName,
	string ns
public abstract void WriteStartAttribute (
	String prefix, 
	String localName, 
	String ns
public abstract function WriteStartAttribute (
	prefix : String, 
	localName : String, 
	ns : String



The namespace prefix of the attribute.


The local name of the attribute.


The namespace URI for the attribute.

This method enables you to write a value using multiple Write methods.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0