XmlWriter.Create Method (StringBuilder)

Creates a new XmlWriter instance using the specified StringBuilder.

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

public static XmlWriter Create(
	StringBuilder output


Type: System.Text.StringBuilder
The StringBuilder to which to write to. Content written by the XmlWriter is appended to the StringBuilder.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
An XmlWriter object.


The builder value is null.

An XmlWriterSettings object with default settings is used to create the writer. If you wish to specify the features to support on the created writer, use the overload that takes an XmlWriterSettings object as one of its arguments, and pass in a XmlWriterSettings object with the correct settings.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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