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How do i write a newline to my xml output file?

Posted on 2008-10-09
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In my xml output file it is a requirement that there be a new line between my encoding element and my first element. How do I insert this using C#.NET VS2008?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<MessageTemplateRoot>
... the rest of the xml file
</MessageTemplateRoot>
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Why is it a requirment that you have a blank line? That is the type of stuff that XML was designed to prevent.
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by:alexmac05
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i know. but what can I do?

I just pushed back to the client asking why they want these things.

I'll see what they say.
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by:alexmac05
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This worked:

myXmlTextWriter.WriteRaw("\n");

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by:alexmac05
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The answer given helped me to push back to the client and know that I was correct in thinking that these sorts of requests for xml files is not correct. I did ths.
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