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XmlWriterSettings Constructor
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XmlWriterSettings Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the XmlWriterSettings class.

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

public XmlWriterSettings()

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of XmlWriterSettings.

Property

Initial Value

Async

false.

CheckCharacters

true.

CloseOutput

false.

ConformanceLevel

Document.

Encoding

Encoding.UTF8.

Indent

false.

IndentChars

Two spaces.

NewLineChars

\r\n (carriage return, new line).

NewLineHandling

Replace.

NewLineOnAttributes

false.

OmitXmlDeclaration

false.

WriteEndDocumentOnClose

true.

The following example creates an XmlWriter object that uses the TAB character for indentation.

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

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

    XmlWriter writer = null;

    try {

       // Create an XmlWriterSettings object with the correct options. 
       XmlWriterSettings settings = new XmlWriterSettings();
       settings.Indent = true;
       settings.IndentChars = ("\t");
       settings.OmitXmlDeclaration = true;

       // Create the XmlWriter object and write some content.
       writer = XmlWriter.Create("data.xml", settings);
       writer.WriteStartElement("book");
       writer.WriteElementString("item", "tesing");
       writer.WriteEndElement();
	
       writer.Flush();

     } 
     finally  {
        if (writer != null)
          writer.Close();
     }
  } 
} 

.NET Framework

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

.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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