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XmlSerializationWriter.WriteStartElement Method (String, String, Object, Boolean)

This method supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Writes an opening element tag, including any attributes.

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

protected void WriteStartElement (
	string name,
	string ns,
	Object o,
	bool writePrefixed
protected void WriteStartElement (
	String name, 
	String ns, 
	Object o, 
	boolean writePrefixed
protected function WriteStartElement (
	name : String, 
	ns : String, 
	o : Object, 
	writePrefixed : boolean
Not applicable.



The local name of the XML element to write.


The namespace of the XML element to write.


The object being serialized as an XML element.


true to write the element name with a prefix if none is available for the specified namespace; otherwise, false.

The protected members of XmlSerializationWriter are intended for use only by derived classes that are used internally within the .NET Framework XML serialization infrastructure.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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, 1.1, 1.0