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XElement.Save Method (XmlWriter)

Serialize this element to an XmlWriter.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub Save ( _
	writer As XmlWriter _
)

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.

Dim sb As StringBuilder = New StringBuilder()
Dim xws As XmlWriterSettings = New XmlWriterSettings()
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = True
Using xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws)
    Dim root As XElement = <Root>
                               <Child>child content</Child>
                           </Root>
    root.Save(xw)
End Using
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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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