[Mono-dev] Xml output

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Tue Jan 31 12:54:15 EST 2006


> I get weird results when using XmlWriter. The first line contains characters
> that don't appear to be legal. 
> <EF><BB><BF><?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

There is nothing weird: it is a set of UTF-8 byte order mark bytes.

In case you don't want byte order marks in your output, set

	XmlWriterSettings settings = new XmlWriterSettings ();
	settings.Encoding = new UTF8Encoding (false);
	XmlWriter writer = XmlWriter.Creat (settings);

Atsushi Eno

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