ToString Method (SaveOptions)
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XNode.ToString Method (SaveOptions)

 

Returns the XML for this node, optionally disabling formatting.

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

public string ToString(
	SaveOptions options
)

Parameters

options
Type: System.Xml.Linq.SaveOptions

A SaveOptions that specifies formatting behavior.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String containing the XML.

The following example uses this method to retrieve unformatted and formatted XML.


                XElement root = XElement.Parse("<Root><Child/></Root>");
Console.WriteLine(root.ToString(SaveOptions.DisableFormatting));
Console.WriteLine("---");
Console.WriteLine(root.ToString(SaveOptions.None));

This example produces the following output:


                <Root><Child /></Root>
---
<Root>
  <Child />
</Root>

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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