XmlWriterSettings.NewLineOnAttributes Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to write attributes on a new line.

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

public bool NewLineOnAttributes { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to write attributes on individual lines; otherwise false. The default is false.

This setting has no effect when the Indent property value is false.

When NewLineOnAttributes is set to true, each attribute is pre-pended with a new line and one extra level of indentation.

This property only applies to XmlWriter instances that output text content; otherwise, this setting is ignored.

For more information and code examples, see XML Data.

StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();

XmlWriterSettings settings = new XmlWriterSettings();
settings.Indent = true;
settings.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;
settings.NewLineOnAttributes = true;

using (XmlWriter writer = XmlWriter.Create(output, settings))
    writer.WriteAttributeString("orderID", "367A54");
    writer.WriteAttributeString("date", "2001-05-03");
    writer.WriteElementString("price", "19.95");


OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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