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XmlNode.Value Property

Gets or sets the value of the node.

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

abstract Value : string with get, set 
override Value : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value returned depends on the NodeType of the node:

Type

Value

Attribute

The value of the attribute.

CDATASection

The content of the CDATA Section.

Comment

The content of the comment.

Document

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

DocumentFragment

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

DocumentType

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Element

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic). You can use the XmlElement.InnerText or XmlElement.InnerXml properties to access the value of the element node.

Entity

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

EntityReference

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Notation

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ProcessingInstruction

The entire content excluding the target.

Text

The content of the text node.

SignificantWhitespace

The white space characters. White space can consist of one or more space characters, carriage returns, line feeds, or tabs.

Whitespace

The white space characters. White space can consist of one or more space characters, carriage returns, line feeds, or tabs.

XmlDeclaration

The content of the declaration (that is, everything between <?xml and ?>).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

Setting the value of a node that is read-only.

InvalidOperationException

Setting the value of a node that is not supposed to have a value (for example, an Element node).

The following example adds a new attribute to the XML document and sets the Value property of the new attribute.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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