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XmlEntity.NotationName Property

Gets the name of the optional NDATA attribute on the entity declaration.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
public string NotationName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the NDATA attribute. If there is no NDATA, null is returned.

The following example displays information on the entities declared in the XML document.

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

public class Sample
{
  private const String filename = "doment.xml";

  public static void Main()
  {      
     XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
     doc.Load(filename);

     Console.WriteLine("Display information on all entities...");     
     XmlNamedNodeMap nMap = doc.DocumentType.Entities;
     DisplayEntities(nMap);
  }

  public static void DisplayEntities(XmlNamedNodeMap nMap)
  {    
     for (int i=0; i < nMap.Count; i++)
     {
        XmlEntity ent = (XmlEntity) nMap.Item(i);
        Console.Write("{0} ", ent.NodeType);
        Console.Write("{0} ", ent.Name);
        Console.Write("{0} ", ent.NotationName);
        Console.Write("{0} ", ent.PublicId);
        Console.Write("{0} ", ent.SystemId);
        Console.WriteLine();
     }
  }
}

The example uses the file, doment.xml, as input.

<!DOCTYPE doc [

  <!ELEMENT doc ANY>

  <!NOTATION w SYSTEM "wine.exe">
  <!NOTATION v PUBLIC "vine.exe">

  <!NOTATION jpg PUBLIC "Jpeg picture format">
  <!NOTATION gif SYSTEM "Gif picture format">

  <!ENTITY wn PUBLIC "http://www.cohowinery.com" "coho.exe" NDATA w>
  <!ENTITY vn SYSTEM "http://www.cohovineyard.com" NDATA v>
  <!ENTITY mytxt "Text Sample">

  <!ATTLIST doc 
        src     ENTITY         #IMPLIED
        srcs    ENTITIES       #IMPLIED
        jpgPic  NOTATION (jpg) #IMPLIED
        gifPic  NOTATION (gif) #REQUIRED>
]>

<doc jpgPic="jpg" gifPic="gif" srcs="vn wn">
    something
</doc>

.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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