XmlReader.IsStartElement Method (String, String)

Calls MoveToContent and tests if the current content node is a start tag or empty element tag and if the LocalName and NamespaceURI properties of the element found match the given strings.

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

public virtual bool IsStartElement(
	string localname,
	string ns
)

Parameters

localname
Type: System.String

The string to match against the LocalName property of the element found.

ns
Type: System.String

The string to match against the NamespaceURI property of the element found.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the resulting node is an element. false if a node type other than XmlNodeType.Element was found or if the LocalName and NamespaceURI properties of the element do not match the specified strings.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

Incorrect XML is encountered in the input stream.

This method skips white space, comments, and processing instructions until the reader is positioned on a content node. The method then tests if the current node is an element.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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