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XmlTextWriter.IndentChar Property

Gets or sets which character to use for indenting when Formatting is set to Formatting.Indented.

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

public char IndentChar { get; set; }
/** @property */
public char get_IndentChar ()

/** @property */
public void set_IndentChar (char value)

public function get IndentChar () : char

public function set IndentChar (value : char)

Property Value

The character to use for indenting. The default is space.

The XmlTextWriter allows you to set this property to any character. To ensure valid XML, you must specify a valid white space character, 0x9, 0x10, 0x13 or 0x20.


In the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 release, the recommended practice is to create XmlWriter instances using the System.Xml.XmlWriter.Create method and the XmlWriterSettings class. This allows you to take full advantage of all the new features introduced in this release. For more information, see Creating XML Writers.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0