WriteTo Method

XDocument.WriteTo Method

Write this document to an XmlWriter.

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

public override void WriteTo(
	XmlWriter writer


Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
An XmlWriter into which this method will write.

The following example shows how to write an XDocument to an XmlWriter. Note that the example did not write an XML declaration.

StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
XmlWriterSettings xws = new XmlWriterSettings();
xws.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
xws.Indent = true;

using (XmlWriter xw = XmlWriter.Create(sb, xws))
    XDocument doc = new XDocument(
        new XElement("Child",
            new XElement("GrandChild", "some content")

output.Append(sb.ToString() + Environment.NewLine);

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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