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Message.WriteMessage Method (XmlDictionaryWriter)

Serializes the entire message using the specified XmlDictionaryWriter.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public void WriteMessage(
	XmlDictionaryWriter writer


Type: System.Xml.XmlDictionaryWriter
An XmlDictionaryWriter object to be used to write the message.


writer is null.


The message is closed.


The message has been copied, read or written.

This method serializes the entire message. Once a message is written, it cannot be rewritten unless a MessageBuffer instance exists for the message.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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