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XmlReader::ReadElementContentAs Method (Type, IXmlNamespaceResolver, String, String)

Checks that the specified local name and namespace URI matches that of the current element, then reads the element content as the requested type.

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

public:
virtual Object^ ReadElementContentAs(
	Type^ returnType, 
	IXmlNamespaceResolver^ namespaceResolver, 
	String^ localName, 
	String^ namespaceURI
)

Parameters

returnType
Type: System::Type
The type of the value to be returned.
Note   With the release of the .NET Framework 3.5, the value of the returnType parameter can now be the DateTimeOffset type.
namespaceResolver
Type: System.Xml::IXmlNamespaceResolver
An IXmlNamespaceResolver object that is used to resolve any namespace prefixes related to type conversion.
localName
Type: System::String
The local name of the element.
namespaceURI
Type: System::String
The namespace URI of the element.

Return Value

Type: System::Object
The element content converted to the requested typed object.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The XmlReader is not positioned on an element.

XmlException

The current element contains child elements.

-or-

The element content cannot be converted to the requested type.

ArgumentNullException

The method is called with nullptr arguments.

ArgumentException

The specified local name and namespace URI do not match that of the current element being read.

OverflowException

Read Decimal.MaxValue.

This method reads the start tag, the contents of the element, and moves the reader past the end element tag. It expands entities and ignores processing instructions and comments. The element can only contain simple content. That is, it cannot have child elements.

For more information, see Reading Typed Data and the W3C XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes recommendation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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