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XProcessingInstruction.Target Property

Gets or sets a string containing the target application for this processing instruction.

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

public string Target { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the target application for this processing instruction.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The string value is null.

ArgumentException

The target does not follow the constraints of an XML name.

The following example uses the Target property to retrieve the target application for a processing instruction.

XProcessingInstruction pi =
    new XProcessingInstruction("xml-stylesheet", "type=\"text/xsl\" href=\"hello.xsl\"");
Console.WriteLine(pi.Target);

This example produces the following output:

xml-stylesheet

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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