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XmlReader.GetAttribute Method (Int32)

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

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public abstract string GetAttribute(
	int i
)

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

The index of the attribute. The index is zero-based. (The first attribute has index 0.)

Return Value

Type: System.String
The value of the specified attribute. This method does not move the reader.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

i is out of range. It must be non-negative and less than the size of the attribute collection.

InvalidOperationException

An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

The following example gets the value of the third attribute.

reader.ReadToFollowing("book");
string isbn = reader.GetAttribute(2);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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