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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly / FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace / SheetSkin Class / Serialize Method
XmlTextWriter to which to write (save) the object
Example


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    Serialize Method (SheetSkin)
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    Saves the skin to XML.
    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    Public Function Serialize( _
       ByVal w As XmlTextWriter _
    ) As Boolean
    'Usage
     
    Dim instance As SheetSkin
    Dim w As XmlTextWriter
    Dim value As Boolean
     
    value = instance.Serialize(w)
    public bool Serialize( 
       XmlTextWriter w
    )

    Parameters

    w
    XmlTextWriter to which to write (save) the object

    Return Value

    Boolean: true if successful; false otherwise
    Example
    This example serializes the skin to XML.
    FarPoint.Win.Spread.SheetSkin sk = new FarPoint.Win.Spread.SheetSkin("TestSkin", Color.White, Color.DarkGray, Color.Black,
    Color.Blue, FarPoint.Win.Spread.GridLines.Both, Color.Blue, Color.Red, Color.White, Color.Black, Color.LightGray, Color.Gray,
    false, false, true, true, true);
    
    sk.Apply(fpSpread1);
    
    string fileName;
    fileName = "..\\files\\myskin.xml";
    
    System.IO.Stream stream; 
    stream = System.IO.File.Open(fileName, System.IO.FileMode.Create);
    
    System.Xml.XmlTextWriter writer = new System.Xml.XmlTextWriter(stream, System.Text.Encoding.UTF8);
    writer.Formatting = System.Xml.Formatting.Indented;
    writer.Indentation = 2;
    writer.WriteStartDocument();
    writer.WriteStartElement("Skin");
    sk.Serialize(writer);
    writer.WriteEndElement();
    writer.WriteEndDocument();
    writer.Close();
    Dim sk As New FarPoint.Win.Spread.SheetSkin("TestSkin", Color.White, Color.DarkGray, Color.Black, Color.Blue, FarPoint.Win.Spread.GridLines.Both,
    Color.Blue, Color.Red, Color.White, Color.Black, Color.LightGray, Color.Gray, False, False, True, True, True)
    
    sk.Apply(FpSpread1)
    
    Dim fileName As String
    fileName = "..\files\myskin.xml"
    
    Dim stream As System.IO.Stream
    stream = System.IO.File.Open(fileName, System.IO.FileMode.Create)
    
    Dim writer As New System.Xml.XmlTextWriter(stream, System.Text.Encoding.UTF8)
    writer.Formatting = System.Xml.Formatting.Indented
    writer.Indentation = 2
    writer.WriteStartDocument()
    writer.WriteStartElement("Skin")
    sk.Serialize(writer)
    writer.WriteEndElement()
    writer.WriteEndDocument()
    writer.Close()
    See Also