XmlNode.WriteContentTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteContentTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteContentTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteContentTo(XmlWriter) Method

Definition

Saves all the child nodes of the node to the specified XmlWriter, when overridden in a derived class.

public:
 abstract void WriteContentTo(System::Xml::XmlWriter ^ w);
public abstract void WriteContentTo (System.Xml.XmlWriter w);
abstract member WriteContentTo : System.Xml.XmlWriter -> unit
Public MustOverride Sub WriteContentTo (w As XmlWriter)
Parameters
w
XmlWriter XmlWriter XmlWriter XmlWriter

The XmlWriter to which you want to save.

Examples

The following example displays the contents of the root node 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>" );
   XmlNode^ root = doc->FirstChild;
   
   // Because WriteContentTo saves only the child nodes of the node
   // to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the contents of the node..." );
   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>");

    XmlNode root = doc.FirstChild;

    // Because WriteContentTo saves only the child nodes of the node
    // to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
    Console.WriteLine("Display the contents of the node...");
    XmlTextWriter writer = new XmlTextWriter(Console.Out);
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
    root.WriteContentTo(writer);

  }
}
Option Explicit
Option Strict

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample
    
    Public Shared Sub Main()
        
        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _ 
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _ 
                    "</book>")
        
        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.FirstChild
        
        ' Because WriteContentTo saves only the child nodes of the node
        ' to the writer none of the attributes are displayed.
        Console.WriteLine("Display the contents of the node...")
        Dim writer As New XmlTextWriter(Console.Out)
        writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented
        root.WriteContentTo(writer)
    End Sub 'Main 
End Class 'Sample

Remarks

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM). It is functionally equivalent to the InnerXml property.

Applies to

See Also