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XAttribute.ToString Method

Converts the current XAttribute object to a string representation.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the XML text representation of an attribute and its value.

This method returns a string in the form of AttributeName="content".

The following example creates an element with several attributes. It then gets an attribute and displays it and its content by calling this method.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att1", "content1"),
    new XAttribute("Att2", "content2"),
    new XAttribute("Att3", "content3")
);
XAttribute att = root.Attribute("Att2");
Console.WriteLine(att.ToString());

This example produces the following output:

Att2="content2"

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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