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XmlWriter.WriteElementString Method (String, String, String, String)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Writes an element with the specified local name, namespace URI, and value.

Namespace: System.Xml
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public void WriteElementString (
	string prefix,
	string localName,
	string ns,
	string value
public void WriteElementString (
	String prefix, 
	String localName, 
	String ns, 
	String value
public function WriteElementString (
	prefix : String, 
	localName : String, 
	ns : String, 
	value : String



The prefix of the element.


The local name of the element.


The namespace URI of the element.


The value of the element.

Exception typeCondition


The localName value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or an empty string.


The parameter values are not valid.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0