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XmlDictionaryWriter Class

An abstract class that the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) derives from to do serialization and deserialization.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)

public abstract class XmlDictionaryWriter : XmlWriter

You can derive from this class to do other functions than serialization.

Note that there is a known issue with the normalization of linefeed characters inside of CDATA sections that you may encounter.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5