XmlElement.WriteContentTo(XmlWriter) Method

Definition

Saves all the children of the node to the specified XmlWriter.

public:
 override void WriteContentTo(System::Xml::XmlWriter ^ w);
public override void WriteContentTo (System.Xml.XmlWriter w);
override this.WriteContentTo : System.Xml.XmlWriter -> unit
Public Overrides Sub WriteContentTo (w As XmlWriter)

Parameters

w
XmlWriter

The XmlWriter to which you want to save.

Examples

The following example displays the contents of the element to the console.

#using <System.Xml.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;
int main()
{
   XmlDocument^ doc = gcnew XmlDocument;
   doc->LoadXml( "<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'><title>Pride And Prejudice</title></book>" );
   XmlElement^ root = doc->DocumentElement;
   
   // Note that because WriteContentTo saves only the children of the element
   // to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the contents of the element..." );
   XmlTextWriter^ writer = gcnew XmlTextWriter( Console::Out );
   writer->Formatting = Formatting::Indented;
   root->WriteContentTo( writer );
}

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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Note that because WriteContentTo saves only the children of the element
    // to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
    Console.WriteLine("Display the contents of the element...");
    XmlTextWriter writer = new XmlTextWriter(Console.Out);
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
    root.WriteContentTo(writer);

  }
}
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample

  public shared sub Main()

    Dim doc as XmlDocument = new XmlDocument()
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                      "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                      "</book>")

    Dim root as XmlElement = doc.DocumentElement

    ' Note that because WriteContentTo saves only the children of the element
    ' to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
    Console.WriteLine("Display the contents of the element...")
    Dim writer as XmlTextWriter = new XmlTextWriter(Console.Out)
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented
    root.WriteTo(writer)

  end sub
end class

Remarks

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

Applies to

See also