XmlWriter.Create Method (StringBuilder, XmlWriterSettings)


Creates a new XmlWriter instance using the StringBuilder and XmlWriterSettings objects.

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

public static XmlWriter Create(
	StringBuilder output,
	XmlWriterSettings settings


Type: System.Text.StringBuilder

The StringBuilder to which to write to. Content written by the XmlWriter is appended to the StringBuilder.

Type: System.Xml.XmlWriterSettings

The XmlWriterSettings object used to configure the new XmlWriter instance. If this is null, a XmlWriterSettings with default settings is used.

If the XmlWriter is being used with the Transform method, you should use the OutputSettings property to obtain an XmlWriterSettings object with the correct settings. This ensures that the created XmlWriter object has the correct output settings.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter

An XmlWriter object.

Exception Condition

The builder value is null.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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