XmlReader.Create Method (TextReader, XmlReaderSettings)
Creates a new XmlReader instance by using the specified text reader and settings.
Assembly: System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
- Type: System.IO.TextReader
The text reader from which to read the XML data. A text reader returns a stream of Unicode characters, so the encoding specified in the XML declaration isn't used by the XML reader to decode the data stream.
Return ValueType: System.Xml.XmlReader
An object that is used to read the XML data in the stream.
By default an XmlUrlResolver with no credentials is used to access any external resources such as a document type definition (DTD), entities, schemas, and so on. If the external resource is located on a network resource that requires authentication, use the XmlReaderSettings.XmlResolver property to specify an XmlResolver with the necessary credentials.
You can use one of the following methods to control which resources the XmlReader can access:
The created XmlReader object expands entity references and performs XML normalization of new line characters.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, 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.