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XmlElement.WriteTo Method

Saves the current node to the specified XmlWriter.

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

public override void WriteTo(
	XmlWriter w
)

Parameters

w
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

The XmlWriter to which you want to save.

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example adds an attribute to an element and then displays the modified element.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Add a new attribute.
    root.SetAttribute("genre", "urn:samples", "novel");

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
    XmlTextWriter writer = new XmlTextWriter(Console.Out);
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
    root.WriteTo(writer);

  }
}
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;

int main()
{
    XmlDocument* doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc->LoadXml(S"<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'><title>Pride And Prejudice</title></book>");

    XmlElement* root = doc->DocumentElement;

    // Add a new attribute.
    root->SetAttribute(S"genre", S"urn:samples", S"novel");

    Console::WriteLine(S"Display the modified XML...");
    XmlTextWriter* writer = new XmlTextWriter(Console::Out);
    writer->Formatting = Formatting::Indented;
    root->WriteTo(writer);
}

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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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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