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XmlReader.LocalName Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets the local name of the current node.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property LocalName As String
'Usage
Dim instance As XmlReader
Dim value As String

value = instance.LocalName

/** @property */
public abstract String get_LocalName ()

public abstract function get LocalName () : String

Property Value

The name of the current node with the prefix removed. For example, LocalName is book for the element <bk:book>. For node types that do not have a name (like Text, Comment, and so on), this property returns String.Empty.

The following example displays the local name of each node, and, if they exist, the prefix and namespace URI.

Dim reader As XmlReader = XmlReader.Create("book2.xml")
        
' Parse the file.  If they exist, display the prefix and 
' namespace URI of each node.
While reader.Read()
  If reader.IsStartElement() Then
    If reader.Prefix = String.Empty Then
      Console.WriteLine("<{0}>", reader.LocalName)
    Else
      Console.Write("<{0}:{1}>", reader.Prefix, reader.LocalName)
      Console.WriteLine(" The namespace URI is " + reader.NamespaceURI)
    End If
  End If
End While
reader.Close()

The example uses the file, book2.xml, as input.

<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples'>
  <title>Pride And Prejudice</title>
  <bk:genre>novel</bk:genre>
</book>

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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