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XmlReader.MoveToAttribute Method (String)

When overridden in a derived class, moves to the attribute with the specified Name.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride Function MoveToAttribute ( _
	name As String _
) As Boolean

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The qualified name of the attribute.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the attribute is found; otherwise, false. If false, the reader's position does not change.

ExceptionCondition
NullReferenceException

The name value is Nothing.

After calling MoveToAttribute, the Name, NamespaceURI, and Prefix properties reflect the properties of that attribute.


Dim output As New StringBuilder()

Dim xmlString As String = _
    "<root>" & _
      "<item sale-item='true' productID='123456' colors='blue green black'>" & _
            "<price>9.95</price>" & _
        "</item>" & _
        "<item sale-item='false' productID='124390'>" & _
            "<price>5.95</price>" & _
        "</item>" & _
        "<item sale-item='true' productID='53298'>" & _
            "<price>12.95</price>" & _
        "</item>" & _
    "</root>"


Using reader As XmlReader = XmlReader.Create(New StringReader(xmlString))

    reader.ReadToDescendant("item")
    Do
        reader.MoveToAttribute("sale-item")
        Dim onSale As Boolean = reader.ReadContentAsBoolean()
        If onSale Then
            output.AppendLine(reader("productID"))
        End If
    Loop While reader.ReadToNextSibling("item")

    OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()
End Using


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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