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XmlWriter.WriteWhitespace Method (String)


When overridden in a derived class, writes out the given white space.

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

public abstract void WriteWhitespace(
	string ws


Type: System.String

The string of white space characters.

Exception Condition

The string contains non-white space characters.


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.”

This method is used to manually format your document.

For the asynchronous version of this method, see WriteWhitespaceAsync.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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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