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XNamespace.Get Method

Gets an XNamespace for the specified Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public static XNamespace Get(
	string namespaceName


Type: System.String

A String that contains a namespace URI.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XNamespace
An XNamespace created from the specified URI.

The returned XNamespace object is guaranteed to be atomic (that is, it is the only one in the system for that particular URI).

The following example gets a XNamespace from a specified URI.

XNamespace aw = XNamespace.Get("http://www.adventure-works.com");

// This is the preferred form.
XNamespace aw2 = "http://www.adventure-works.com";

This example produces the following output:


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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