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Rss20ItemFormatter.CanRead Method

Verifies whether the specified XmlReader contains a valid RSS 2.0 syndication item.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public override bool CanRead(
	XmlReader reader


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

The XmlReader to read from.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A value that specifies if the XmlReader contains a valid RSS 2.0 syndication item.

The following code shows using the CanRead(XmlReader) method.

Rss20ItemFormatter itemFormatter = new Rss20ItemFormatter();
XmlReader rssReader = XmlReader.Create("http://Contoso/Feeds/MyFeed/Item");
if (itemFormatter.CanRead(rssReader))

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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