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XDocument.Save Method (XmlWriter)

Serialize this XDocument to an XmlWriter.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)
  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

public void Save(
	XmlWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

A XmlWriter that the XDocument will be written to.

The following example shows how to save an XDocument to an XmlWriter.

StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
XmlWriterSettings xws = new XmlWriterSettings();
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
xws.Indent = true;

using (XmlWriter xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws)) {
    XDocument doc = new XDocument(
        new XElement("Child",
            new XElement("GrandChild", "some content")
        )
    );
    doc.Save(xw);
}

Console.WriteLine(sb.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

<Child>
  <GrandChild>some content</GrandChild>
</Child>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.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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