XStreamingElement.ToString Method (SaveOptions)


Returns the XML for this streaming element, optionally disabling formatting.

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

member ToString : 
        options:SaveOptions -> string


Type: System.Xml.Linq.SaveOptions

A SaveOptions that specifies formatting behavior.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String containing the XML.

Note that when debugging a program that uses XStreamingElement, displaying the value of an object causes its ToString method to be called. This causes the XML to be serialized. If the semantics of your streaming element query are such that the streaming element can only be streamed once, this may cause undesirable behavior in your debugging experience.

The following example shows two uses of ToString. The first use preserves white space. The second one serializes the XStreamingElement with formatting.

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This example produces the following output:


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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