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Create Method (TextWriter, XmlWriterSettings)

XmlWriter.Create Method (TextWriter, XmlWriterSettings)

Creates a new XmlWriter instance using the TextWriter and XmlWriterSettings objects.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Create ( _
	output As TextWriter, _
	settings As XmlWriterSettings _
) As XmlWriter

Parameters

output
Type: System.IO.TextWriter

The TextWriter to which you want to write. The XmlWriter writes XML 1.0 text syntax and appends it to the specified TextWriter.

settings
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriterSettings

The XmlWriterSettings object used to configure the new XmlWriter instance. If this is Nothing, a XmlWriterSettings with default settings is used.

If the XmlWriter is being used with the Transform method, you should use the OutputSettings property to obtain an XmlWriterSettings object with the correct settings. This ensures that the created XmlWriter object has the correct output settings.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
An XmlWriter object.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The text value is Nothing.

The following example writes out an XML string.

Dim settings As New XmlWriterSettings()
settings.OmitXmlDeclaration = True 
Dim sw As New StringWriter()

Using writer As XmlWriter = XmlWriter.Create(sw, settings)
  writer.WriteStartElement("book")
  writer.WriteElementString("price", "19.95")
  writer.WriteEndElement()
  writer.Flush()

  Dim output As String = sw.ToString()
End Using

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.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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