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WriteWhitespace Method
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XmlWriter.WriteWhitespace Method

When overridden in a derived class, writes out the given white space.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

'Declaration
Public MustOverride Sub WriteWhitespace ( _
	ws As String _
)

Parameters

ws
Type: System.String

The string of white space characters.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The string contains non-white space characters.

InvalidOperationException

An XmlWriter method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

This method is used to manually format your document.

For the asynchronous version of this method, see WriteWhitespaceAsync.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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