XNode.ToString Method (SaveOptions)


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Returns the XML for this node, 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.

The following example uses this method to retrieve unformatted and formatted XML.

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This example produces the following output:

                <Root><Child /></Root>
  <Child />

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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