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XmlElement.GetAttributeNode Method (String)

Returns the XmlAttribute with the specified name.

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

public virtual XmlAttribute GetAttributeNode(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the attribute to retrieve. This is a qualified name. It is matched against the Name property of the matching node.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlAttribute
The specified XmlAttribute or null if a matching attribute was not found.

The following example checks to see if the element has the specified attribute.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Check to see if the element has a genre attribute. 
    if (root.HasAttribute("genre")){
      XmlAttribute attr = root.GetAttributeNode("genre");
      Console.WriteLine(attr.Value);
   }

  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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