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XmlReader.Item Property (String)

When overridden in a derived class, gets the value of the attribute with the specified Name.

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

public virtual string this [
	string name
] { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Item (String name)

Not applicable.

Parameters

name

The qualified name of the attribute.

Property Value

The value of the specified attribute. If the attribute is not found, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.

This property does not move the reader.

If the reader is positioned on a DocumentType node, this method can be used to get the PUBLIC and SYSTEM literals, for example, reader["PUBLIC"]

The following example gets the value of the ISBN attribute.

reader.ReadToDescendant("book");
string isbn =reader["ISBN"];
Console.WriteLine("The ISBN value: " + isbn);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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