CreateTextNode Method

XmlDocument.CreateTextNode Method (String)


Creates an XmlText with the specified text.

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

public virtual XmlText CreateTextNode(
	string text


Type: System.String

The text for the Text node.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlText

The new XmlText node.

Although this method creates the new object in the context of the document, it does not automatically add the new object to the document tree. To add the new object, you must explicitly call one of the node insert methods.

According to the W3C Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 recommendation (, Text nodes are only allowed within Element, Attribute and EntityReference nodes.

The following example creates a new element and adds it to the document.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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