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XElement.Save Method (XmlWriter)

Serialize this element to an XmlWriter.

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

public void Save(
	XmlWriter writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

A XmlWriter that the XElement will be written to.

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

StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
XmlWriterSettings xws = new XmlWriterSettings();
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
using (XmlWriter xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws)) {
    XElement root = new XElement("Root",
        new XElement("Child", "child content")
    );
    root.Save(xw);
}
Console.WriteLine(sb.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

<Root><Child>child content</Child></Root>

.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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