XmlWriter.WriteNodeAsync Method (XPathNavigator, Boolean)

.NET Framework (current version)

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Asynchronously copies everything from the XPathNavigator object to the writer. The position of the XPathNavigator remains unchanged.

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

public virtual Task WriteNodeAsync(
	XPathNavigator navigator,
	bool defattr


Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNavigator

The XPathNavigator to copy from.

Type: System.Boolean

true to copy the default attributes; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task

The task that represents the asynchronous WriteNode operation.

Exception Condition

An XmlWriter method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”


An XmlWriter asynchronous method was called without setting the Async flag to true. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “Set XmlWriterSettings.Async to true if you want to use Async Methods.”

This is the asynchronous version of WriteNode, with the same functionality. To use this method, you must set the Async flag to true.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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