XmlNode.WriteTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteTo(XmlWriter) XmlNode.WriteTo(XmlWriter) Method

Definition

Saves the current node to the specified XmlWriter, when overridden in a derived class.

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

The XmlWriter to which you want to save.

Examples

The following example displays 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;
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the root node..." );
   XmlTextWriter^ writer = gcnew XmlTextWriter( Console::Out );
   writer->Formatting = Formatting::Indented;
   root->WriteTo( 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;

    Console.WriteLine("Display the root node...");
    XmlTextWriter writer = new XmlTextWriter(Console.Out);
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
    root.WriteTo(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
        
        Console.WriteLine("Display the root node...")
        Dim writer As New XmlTextWriter(Console.Out)
        writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented
        root.WriteTo(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 OuterXml property.

Applies to