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XmlNode.Item Property (String)

Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
public virtual XmlElement this[
	string name
] { get; }

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The qualified name of the element to retrieve.

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlElement
The first XmlElement that matches the specified name. It returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there is no match.

This property is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example displays the title element.

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

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "<price>19.95</price>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlNode root = doc.FirstChild;

    Console.WriteLine("Display the title element...");
    Console.WriteLine(root["title"].OuterXml);
  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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